Jane Bohman serves as the co-convener of the Miami Valley chapter of Ohioans to Stop Executions, a grassroots volunteer organization that holds public education events and execution vigils, as well as supporting the work of OTSE. From 2001-08, Jane served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. The Coalition educated the public on the flaws and injustices in the Illinois capital punishment system and promoted humane and effective alternatives to the death penalty. Jane expanded the Coalition through outreach to criminal justice, student and faith-based organizations throughout Illinois. She took a leadership role in the successful campaign to have then-Governor George Ryan commute all Illinois death sentences in 2003. She testified before numerous legislative bodies and appeared on CNN, the PBS Newshour and other national news outlets. Jane is a 1993 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law and received their Public Service Award in 2004. She received her B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago in 1988. In 2004 she was named by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of Chicago’s 100 Most Influential Women for her work against the death penalty. Jane is the mother of a teenage son and serves as Treasurer of his high school’s athletic boosters’ association.