Jenna Ringelheim

Regional Network: 
New England Regional Network
Class Year: 
2007
Position: 
Deputy Director
Organization: 
Environmental Leadership Program
Location: 
Portland, Oregon

Jenna manages various components of ELP's internal operations and is a lead staff in supporting ELP programs on a national scale, including curriculum development, retreat center contracting and logistics, the expansion of ELP's community of leadership practitioners, and the development of lifelong learning opportunities for ELP's Senior Fellow community. Jenna has 15 years of experience working with environmental non-profits in leadership positions, including The Northwest Earth Institute, Wild Gift, The Trust for Public Land, and the Nature Conservancy. Jenna has a BA in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Skidmore College, an MA in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University, an MBA in Sustainable Systems from Pinchot University, and a Certificate in HR Management from Portland State's Center for Executive and Professional Education. Jenna is both a Wild Gift Fellow and a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program. Jenna has contributed to a variety of magazines and published her first book in 2008, entitled "Best Hikes with Dogs, Boston and Beyond.” She currently resides in Portland, Oregon.