jennifer colson

Office Manager
Jennifer joined SASE as its first full time Office Manager in August, 2014. She also serves as the Development Commitee Chair overseeing individual giving, the SASEsmiles Grant Program, Leadership Awards, and the Organization Achievement Awards.  She brings more than 15 years of non-profit administration and organizational management experience to the team. Jennifer holds a BS and a MS in Environmental Horticultural Science from the University of Florida. In graduate school she also minored in Non-Profit Administration with a key focus on public budgeting and finance. She has served as an Executive Director of a non-profit botanical garden, a Major Gifts Director for a national non-profit foundation, and a Program Director for an environmentally focused non-profit organization. Her goal is to keep bringing the organization to the next level. 


In her spare time Jennifer enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, and travel.