Jen has over a decade of experience in grants management and administration at the University of Minnesota. She helps IonE researchers at all stages of proposal or contract development, and guides them through University policies and procedures. Additionally, she manages the IonE-funded grants including the Mini Grants, Discovery Grants, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Grants. A lifelong Minnesotan, Jen enjoys hiking, camping, canoeing and generally enjoying this wonderful state of ours for three seasons of the year. In winter she likes to find a warm place to go scuba diving or a cozy place to read.