Jennifer Dodson began her work as Administrative Assistant for the Office of International Programs in August 2013. Prior to joining the OIP, she was the administrative assistant at Kohl's Department Store for six years. Her family is originally from the DC area, but has resided in the Shenandoah Valley since 1986. She attended Spotswood High School and graduated in 1999. She married in 2003 and has one child. Jennifer currently resides in McGaheysville, Virginia with her husband and son.
She is interested in travelling and widening her horizons and also would like to one day give her son the opportunity to see different parts of the world. She hopes to further her education during her employment at JMU. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son, baking, and reading.