Selma Walker has been on JPA's staff for more than twenty years. She serves as the agency's Business Manager and Administrative supervisor. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ms. Walker taught art to children age's five to eight for several years, and later to seventh and eighth grade students for two years. She has consistently used her artistic ability and business acumen throughout her extensive work history. Prior to joining JPA, Ms. Walker worked as both the Art Director and Assistant Editor of a local magazine. Not unlike many artists, Ms. Walker was drawn to the field of social work and is currently considering further education in the field of Art Therapy.