A retired social worker with a focus on families and adolescents, Zena (she/her) brings expertise on childcare, risk management, and mandated reporting laws affecting childcare workers. She leads a Child Abuse Prevention workshop at Traveling Players’ summer staff orientation and remains on call to the staff as necessary. Zena is the proud parent of two former Traveling Players campers. Zena Carmel~Jessup has been with Traveling Players since the beginning — training our staff in child safety since 2003. Zena served on our Board of Directors for six years, including serving as our first Chair.