Jenny has over 24 years of experience in the field of disability, but has lived over 58 years as a person with a disability, in addition to 27 years of experience as the parent of a young man with developmental disabilities. Her specialty areas are Family Support, Spirituality and Disability, Information Dissemination/Referral and she serves as a Family Mentor. Jenny has been with the Institute since March of 2000, and holds a B.S. in Education from Missouri State University, an M.A. in Theological Studies from Central Baptist Theological Seminary (CBTS), is a CIRS (Certified Information and Referral Specialist through the national organization AIRS-the Alliance of Information and Referral Specialists 1997-present), and holds a Certificate in Fund Raising/Development from the Midwest Center on Non-Profit Leadership at UMKC.