Jason Rine graduated in 2010 with a Master's Degree in Applied Social Research from the West Virginia University Department of Sociology and Anthropology. After receiving his degree, he worked in substance abuse prevention at the Brooke Hancock Family Resource Network coordinating their state and federal grants. Jason is now the WVU Extension Agent in Brooke County, WV. In this role, he leads and coordinates the University's public outreach and educational programs for families and youth in Brooke County. He is currently a co-investigator on the WVU CYFAR Sustainability Community Project Grant and oversees the program implementation and research conducted in Brooke County. His research interests are youth and community development as he pursues his Doctorate at the West Virginia University Department of Sociology and Anthropology.