Jeri Bonavia has worked on gun violence prevention since 1994. She was a founding director of WAVE Educational Fund and has served as its executive director for many years. Under her leadership, WAVE Educational Fund has grown from its humble beginnings to nearly 80,000 members in Wisconsin. Ms. Bonavia has also become one of the leading voices of gun violence prevention. She frequently addresses audiences throughout the state and country and is regularly interviewed by the media.