NASW Foundation National Programs
NASW Social Work Pioneers®
Jay Roney (1913 - 1982)
Jay Roney's major pioneering effort was working to improve public welfare programs throughout the country, first as Director of South Dakota's State Department of Public Welfare Services, then as a Consultant to the u.s. Children Bureau, and as Director of Public Assistance for four years in the
Roney received an A.B. from Augustus College and an MSW from Case Western Reserve University.