Chief Operations Officer
Jacque Bassett is the Chief Operations Officer for End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI). In this role, she supervises staff and volunteers, and maintains organizational policies and procedures. She oversees all live training events, including the annual conference, Advanced Training Institute courses, and online webinars. She focuses on developing corporate partnerships to expand EVAWI’s work to improve criminal justice and community responses to sexual assault survivors. Bassett also serves as grant manager for cooperative agreements awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Office on Violence Against Women at the US Department of Justice. Since 2020, she has co-managed the Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examination (SAMFE) Virtual Practicum project to update and expand the program first launched in 2008. Bassett currently serves on the Board of Directors for Rural Resources Community Action, a nonprofit organization serving residents of Eastern Washington.
Prior to joining EVAWI in 2014, she worked as a Marketing Coordinator, where she developed division marketing plans, strategy, and campaigns for an international corporation. Bassett earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Eastern Washington University and holds a Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Arizona State University.