Jennifer is the Adult Services Manager for the Southwest Regional Library in Durham, North Carolina. With the help of her staff, she provides information services and programming for a dedicated library community. Many programs Jennifer has been a part of have gone on to win recognition and awards, including a book club for people in their 20's and 30's and a wiki which involved the entire community in Durham County Library's strategic plan. Jennifer also writes content for NoveList and provides training on Readers' Advisory, especially romance novels. She is the 2010 winner of the Romance Writers of America Librarian of the Year award.
When asked how her time at SILS helped prepare her for her current position as Adult Services Manager, Jennifer emphasized that, "SILS faculty, especially Barbara Moran, were wonderful. They encouraged me to be a better librarian and provide better service to my community by embracing my passions. SILS pushed me towards creativity, collaboration, and innovation, while providing me with contacts that have served me well throughout my career."