Jennifer is currently with the Hawai‘i Convention Center/SMG as the Director of Operations and oversees the daily operations of engineering, security guest services, housekeeping, landscaping, information technology, facilities, and capital improvement projects.
Prior to joining the convention center, Jennifer supervised a team overseeing $8.6 million in 81 projects at SeaWorld San Diego where she served as both a Design & Engineering Manager and a Manager of Water Quality. She was in charge of master planning and corporate initiatives, green initiatives, water quality, and company partnerships. Prior to SeaWorld, Jennifer worked at the San Diego County Water Authority and worked on strategic planning for the agency’s $1.8 billion capital improvement program.
Jennifer is licensed as a Civil Engineer in the state of California and Hawaii. She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Works Association, the Aquatic Animal Life Support Operators, and the International Association of Venue Managers. She received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and her Masters Degree at the University of California, Davis.
- I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
- I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
- I am willing to host a field trip to my place of employment.
- I am willing to be interviewed by interested students via email.