Jennifer currently serves as Program Assistant for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. She provides a variety of specialized administrative support in Santa Cruz County, Monterey County, and San Mateo County. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the application/eligibility process for all participants applying for program funding. After funding is obligated, she is responsible for tracking and certifying payments, effecting contract modifications, and preparing monthly contract reports. Jennifer takes ownership in all Farm Bill Programs and strives to give personal attention and support to all participants. Jennifer’s strong background in Business Administration and customer service has proven her to be a huge asset to NRCS offices. Prior to joining NRCS, Jennifer ran a Hiking and Biking Europe Tour company for 10 years. Jennifer lives in Aptos with her three children and enjoys coaching their sports, volunteering in schools, biking, and going to the beach.