Jen has over 12 years of experience in grants management and administration at the University of Minnesota. Her role includes helping researchers prepare, submit and initiate grant proposals. Additionally, she manages the Discovery Projects portfolio. She began her career at the University in International Agricultural Programs and is very pleased to be back on the St. Paul campus. 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.