Elaine Bander has been a member of JASNA since 1993, serving as Vice-President for Publications, Regional Coordinator for Montréal-Québec, and Coordinator of the 2014 AGM. She has spoken and published extensively on Austen, Burney, and other writers.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.