Jennifer Tedeschi, the former Executive Director of KidsGardening.org, transitioned to the Board of Directors in April 2016. With over 20 years of business, financial and marketing management experience in both commercial and nonprofit sectors, including operating and growing retail, property management, health care and disaster restoration businesses, she brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the Board. During her time as Executive Director at KidsGardening.org, she drove the rebranding and relaunch of the organization, grew engagement of the organization’s social media following by 15%, and made KidsGardening.org a founding partner of the National Pollinator Garden Network. As a passionate hobbyist gardener, Jennifer understands the critical importance of the work KidsGardening.org is doing across the country, and is committed to the role of gardening as a way to educate the whole child and grow the next generation healthy, skilled, caring adults. Jennifer lives in South Burlington with her husband and son.