Jennifer has been a veterinarian for 21 years and has spent several years in academic teaching, research, clinical practice and administration as an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.
Most recently she has worked as a consultant for Novartis Animal Health Inc. and has consulted with various veterinary and non-veterinary corporations through her company, Veterinary Medical Solutions. Jennifer is currently the Medical Affairs/Professional Services Veterinary Manager for IDEXX Laboratories Canada Inc. Jennifer has collaborated with many not-for-profit organizations like the Saskatoon Humane Society, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. She is an advocate of animal welfare and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Oakville-Milton Humane Society. She is also serving as the Chair of the Finance Committee on the Executive Board of Directors of the OVC Pet Trust. Jennifer is a strong advocate of leadership for sustainability, global networking and generating environmental awareness through science, engagement, corporate social responsibility and collaboration.