Jennifer Marron joined the National Spine Health Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2020, Chairing its 3rd Annual We’ve Got Your Back Gala. As a teenager, she was diagnosed with scoliosis and spent four years in a back brace. Jennifer instinctively relates to the NSHF’s mission of bringing hope to those who suffer debilitating neckand back pain, and would be honored to support the Foundation’s mission as a member of the Board.
Jennifer received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in Comparative Literature in 1985 and a master’s degree in Environmental Studies from the Yale School of Forestry in 1990. In college, Jennifer was captain of the Princeton Women’s Varsity Crew Team and went on to row for the United States for 3 years as a member of the (gold medal winning) US National Lightweight Women’s Crew Team.
Jennifer is married with three children and continues to enjoy an active life that includes hiking, biking and yoga. Originally from New York City, Jennifer has been living in the Washington, DC area since 1991. She has held a variety of jobs in the environmental field, including working as a contractor for the Environmental Protection Agency and as a researcher for the American Forest and Paper Association, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Wilderness Society. Jennifer has enjoyed volunteering at her children’s schools. She was a member of the Green Acres School Board and served as Vice President, Co-Chair of the Head Search Committee, and Co-Chair of the Development Committee.
Jennifer enjoys volunteering in the community through her participation in the work of the Environment Committee and Parks and Natural Resources Committee for the Town of Somerset in Chevy Chase. She is a member of the Capital Speaker’s Club, The Garden Party, the Kenwood Club, the Princeton Club, and the Princeton University Rowing Association. When not finding a way to spend more time outside, Jennifer can be found playing Maj Jong, listening to books on Audible, and watching spy thrillers on Netflix.