Mariel Jewell is currently NOVA’s Senior Community Relations Manager. Throughout her time at NOVA, she has been a part of the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program (D-SAACP) team and has managed NOVA’s online training academies. Prior to coming to NOVA, Mariel managed several projects at a reentry program for women reintegrating into the community from incarceration. Her role focused on community engagement and partnerships, outreach, and volunteer management.
Mariel received her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University (Go Monarchs!) and has her Master’s degree in Forensic and Legal Psychology from Marymount University.
Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time outdoors.