Jennifer Wheelehon, Board Member

Meet Jennifer

Jennifer Wheelehon has over  20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, relationship building, event planning and fundraising.  She has spent much of her career connecting individuals and businesses with organizations to meet philanthropic, volunteer, marketing, and community engagement goals.  Since 2018, Jennifer has been the Director of Membership & Marketing for the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. 

Jennifer is outgoing, energetic and committed to improving the communities she works and lives in.  She has served on several non-profit Boards including Thrive Behavioral Health in Warwick, RI and the Alliance for Living in New London, Connecticut.  She also volunteers her time to help organizations by providing Board trainings on leadership, fundraising, and mission.  

Jennifer has a BS in Psychology from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO and a MSW from Washington University in St. Louis.  She lives in Coventry, RI with her husband, Don, and their blended family of four boys.  She enjoys reading, exercising, traveling and spending as much time as possible with her family and friends.  

As a member of the Board of Directors of ATN, she looks forward to using her skills and experience to advance their mission and broaden their connections in Southern New England.  

Why ATN? “I volunteer my time and resources as an ATN Board Member because I’m passionate about their mission.  Through my education and experience  I know trauma is the at the root of so many mental and physical health issues.  By increasing awareness of trauma, sharing therapeutic approaches and providing support for families – ATN makes a difference in the lives of so many adults and children.”

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