Jenna works as Assistant Director in the Dartmouth Office of Sustainability. In this role, she has developed and implemented Dartmouth’s sustainability offerings in an effort to support experiential learning in sustainability problem solving. She manages a variety of programs to train student leaders, build inclusive community, and transform campus operations. Programs include a sustainability themed residence hall, internal grant funds for student projects, an internship program for students eager to try their hands at sustainability implementation, the Dartmouth Organic Farm, transforming campus energy supply, and advocating for the integration of sustainability into the teaching and research mission of the institution.
Jenna graduated from Dartmouth College in June, 2011 with a BA in Anthropology and Environmental Studies. While at Dartmouth she studied abroad in Paris, competed with the Dartmouth sailing team, and spent time organizing events, workshops, and workdays at the Dartmouth Organic Farm. Prior to her work in the Sustainability Office, Jenna was a research assistant on Professor Anne Kapuscinski’s Integrated Food-Energy Systems research project with the goal of improving the sustainability and accessibility of aquaculture systems. Jenna lives in Hanover, New Hampshire with her fiancé, dog, cat, and a rotating gaggle of farm animals. She enjoys skiing, hiking, exploring in the woods, and working in the garden. When the New Hampshire weather forces her indoors, she bakes.
- Location: New Hampshire, USA