Jenny is a transplant to the community, having moved to the Skagit Valley in 2013. Currently a grant activities director at Skagit Valley College, she works closely with SVC’s student achievement initiatives. She moved to the Skagit Valley from Helena, Montana where she worked as a program manager for the State of Montana in the Jobs for Montana’s Graduates program, assisting at-risk middle and high school students around the state in developing career plans, mentorship, and soft skills. Jenny also spent time working in Seattle, first as the assistant director of admissions at Seattle Pacific University and then as the admissions specialist for the Information School at the University of Washington. She holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and communication from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in Education from the University of Washington. 

Jenny’s background includes working with others to develop goals and find their passion, which is why she enjoys being involved in the SWAN board! She is excited to work to further the opportunities and education for women in the community.