As the Administrative Coordinator, Jenny Jeck provides support for Openland’s administration and mission based programs. Before joining Openlands in 2019, Jenny gained experience in nonprofit management working for professional associations and other nonprofits. Jenny also worked at a center for ecological justice where she participated in organic vegetable farming, caring for alpacas, and environmental education. Currently, Jenny gardens at the 62nd Street Community Garden and Saint Paul and the Redeemer’s food garden. She also enjoys swimming in Lake Michigan, exploring Jackson Park, and vacationing in nature.
Jenny earned a B.A. in Religious Studies and a Certificate in Pastoral Ministry from Saint Xavier University. She also holds a certificate in nonprofit management from the Institute for Organization Management’s Madison, WI site.