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Jennifer Satre

Satre, Jennifer

Past Board Chair, Community Engagement Committee

Advisory Board Member
Past Board Chair
Community Engagement Committee

Jennifer Satre joined the Board of Trustees at the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada in 2001, and she served as Chair from 2005-2010. She currently serves on the Advisory Board and the Community Engagement Committee. She has served on a number of committees during her time at the Community Foundation, including the Development, Executive, Nominating, and Finance Committees.

Jennifer, a former elementary teacher, is a longtime community leader, having served on and chaired many nonprofit boards.  Among these organizations are Nevada Humanities, the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, and Sierra Arts Foundation.  Jennifer was on the founding board of The Nevada Women’s Fund and served as chair in 1989. Currently, she is a trustee on the board of the Nevada Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.

Jennifer brings her knowledge of nonprofit groups from her years of involvement to the Community Foundation.

Jennifer says she feels that the Community Foundation is having a big impact in the community, and being involved in it allows her to be part of its positive impact on Northern Nevada.

Jennifer moved to Reno in 1975 and returned in 1999 after living in Memphis, Tennessee, for eight years. She has been married for over 47 years. She has four adult children and five grandchildren. Jennifer enjoys spending time with family, traveling, reading, and spending time outdoors.