Organizational Development and Strategy in San Antonio, Texas
Jeanette Reynolds is a mission-driven professional with more than 15 years of experience in organizational development and nonprofit management, and a passion for strategic planning, community engagement, and facilitation.
Jeanette has put her knowledge to practice in a diversity of roles while strengthening the impact of multiple organizations across sectors, having shared her professional energies with the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia, earthday365 (formerly St. Louis Earth Day), Trinity University’s KRTU 91.7 FM, and SA2020.
Most recently, she supported the work of SA2020as Partner Engagement Specialist - an organization that drives progress toward a shared vision for a thriving San Antonio by reporting on community indicators, informing and activating the public, and aligning efforts toward the community’s goals.
Before moving to San Antonio, Jeanette worked with earthday365, helping to increase the organization’s impact and visibility. As Programs and Communication Director, she was responsible for advancing its mission of cultivating environmental stewardship and engaging all sectors of the community in action to support a healthy and sustainable future. During this time, she contributed toward the development of a regional plan for sustainable development (OneSTL.org), funded by a $4.7 million Regional Sustainable Communities Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Jeanette recently returned to earthday365 as Interim Executive Director to provide organizational leadership during a time of transition.
Jeanette has earned a BA in Communication from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and a MA in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, where her thesis was supervised by Dr. Sarah Cook – former Director of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD).
She served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Fiji 2006-2008, where she helped residents of a housing project establish a parent-led education advocacy group.
Jeanette is dedicated to making positive impacts both professionally and personally, and is always interested in opportunities to engage with her community and beyond. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Friends of Government Canyon State Natural Area.