Jennifer leads special projects of strategic, communications and fundraising importance at SPUR. As grants manager, she manages SPUR's relationships with foundation and public agency funders. She plays a lead role in content production for SPUR's communications channels, writing regularly for The Urbanist, SPUR blog and SPUR exhibitions at the Urban Center and serving as a spokesperson for SPUR’s agenda. She has co-authored pieces including "8 Ways to Make San Francisco More Affordable," "In San Francisco, the Boom is Back," and "A Policy Agenda for the Sharing Economy."
Jennifer also conducts SPUR Study Trips to cities around the world and provides major support to SPUR's strategic planning process for operating in three cities.
Prior to joining SPUR in 2010, Jennifer interned in the U.S. Senate Offices of Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Al Franken (D-MN), as well as at the National Democratic Institute in Washington D.C. She also worked as a community organizer and city dialogue moderator in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she earned English and Politics degrees from the University of Virginia.