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Public opinion and marketing researcher

Jennifer Danton Franz, American public opinion and marketing researcher. Certified Community College Student Personnel Worker, California, Community College Supervisor, California. Recipient various research, service awards.


Franz, Jennifer Danton was born on October 31, 1949 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Joseph Periam and Lois (King) Danton.


Bachelor, Antioch College West, 1973; Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1991.


Consultant Alum Rock Union Elementary School District, San Jose, California, 1973-1975. Research assistant Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, 1974-1975. Project director Hartnell College, Salinas, California, 1975-1977.

Project director Chancellor' General’ s Office California Community Colleges, Sacramento, 1978-1980. President, owner Juris Doctor Franz Research, since 1981. Topic expert National Marketing Summit, 1995.

Adjunct assistant professor Golden Gate University, since 1982. Instructor marketing certified program University California at Davis Extension, since 1990. Lecturer California State University, Sacramento, since 1995.

Instructor University California-Berkeley Extension, since 1997.


  • Certified Community College Student Personnel Worker, California, Community College Supervisor, California.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member small business advisory committee California Senate, Sacramento, 1986-1992. Board directors Junior Achievement Sacramento, 1989-1991, Episcopalian Community Services Sacramento, 1991-1992. Board directors Sacramento (California) Philharmonic Orchestra, since 2002, vice president, since 2003.

Member American Marketing Association, American Association Public Opinion Research (board directors Pacific Coast chapter, since 2002, secretary, 2003-2004, treas, since 2004), American Educational Research Association (editor 1984-1986, member division H evaluation steering committee 1984-1985, political education special interest group, survey research special interest group, judge division H awards competition 1984, program reviewer since 1982), Marketing Research Association, Sacramento Metropolitan C. of Chamber (board directors 1990-1993, state government affairs, local government affairs, public relations committees since 1985), Sacramento Valley Marketing Association (board directors 1987-1994, president 1993-1994).


  • Other Interests

    Playing piano, swimming, reading, playing organ, tennis.


Married William Edwin Behnk, July 30, 1978.

Joseph Periam Danton

Lois (King) Danton

William Edwin Behnk