Shana Jones

Shana Jones

Shana Jones

Planning and Environmental Services Unit Program Manager; Strategic Operations and Planning Assistance
Expertise: Environmental Policy and Research



Shana Jones joined the Institute of Government in 2014 as a faculty member in the Planning and Environmental Services unit. She assists communities with managing legal and policy issues related to land use, environmental quality, and coastal flooding. Prior to joining the Institute of Government, Shana was the director of the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic at William & Mary Law School. Her previous experience includes managing a nonprofit policy group, clerking at the federal and state levels, and working as a program manager at a Texas state agency and for the Texas Governor’s Office.


J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Maryland Law School; M.A., University of Virginia

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Areas of Expertise: coastal law, water quality regulations, land use, flood insurance


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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