Pro Bono Military Program
Jon is the Co-Chair of the Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts’ Pro Bono Military Program. The program offers free financial coaching and planning to Service members and their families stationed or residing in Massachusetts. Jon is responsible for coordinating and training the group’s volunteers; outreach to the military community; and acting as the liaison to the military installations in Massachusetts. The program has served thousands of Service members since its inception in 2004 and continues to thrive. In 2013, the group was recognized at the Team Pro Bono Program of the Year by Financial Planning magazine and the Foundation for Financial Planning.
Hillsboro Area Renewable Energy Initiative
Jean is an active member of the non-profit group Hillsboro Area Renewable Energy Initiative (HAREI). HAREI is an all-volunteer organization that provides education to the community with regard to renewable energy technology available for homes, small businesses, and non-profits in Hillsboro County, NH. HAREI also provides assistance and group discounts for individuals who want to install solar systems themselves. Members participate in planning and coming together for ‘solar raisers’ like the old fashioned barn raisers. Jean gives public presentations on the benefits of solar; participates in solar installations, contributes to the website; hosts the meetings and addresses any financial or tax issues.