Jenn manages a variety of policy and public engagement projects at SPUR. She is a lead writer for SPUR's communications channels, contributing regularly to The Urbanist, SPUR blog and SPUR programs and exhibitions at the Urban Center and serving as a spokesperson for SPUR’s agenda at policy bodies and stakeholder groups around the region.
As grants manager, Jenn also manages SPUR's relationships with foundation and public agency funders.
Prior to joining SPUR in 2010, Jenn held positions 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 local coordinator on multiple state and national election campaigns.
Jenn holds English and Politics degrees from the University of Virginia.