Jennie moved to Soldotna from San Diego in 1986. She is Greg’s wife and Director of Operations for Russell Consulting, LLC. Since 1995, Jennie has worked for the Soldotna Police Department (volunteer clerk completing an academic practicum requirement) , the Alaska State Troopers (administrative clerk), the Alaska Court system (Clerk of the Court), and the Alaska Adult Probation Office (Criminal Justice Tech).
Jennie earned her Associates Degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services from the Kenai Peninsula College. Jennie was the a Resident Manager of Laurawood Arms Apartments, a 22-unit senior housing apartment complex in Soldotna.
Possessing a strong sense of community and volunteerism, Jennie continues to serve as a Serenity House Advisory Board Member for the Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. Serenity House Treatment Center is a residential treatment program for adults, offering a wide range of services aimed at helping people recover from alcoholism and drug dependency.
Jennie is a former member of Soroptomist International, a volunteer group aimed to promote and implement projects and advance human rights for the status of women by improving the lives of women and girls both locally and globally.