Jenny Allen

Jenny Allen

Chief Operating Officer at SkyTruth

Jenny Allen oversees all operations at SkyTruth, ensuring that financial strategies, communications and fund development align with a sustainable and ambitious strategic vision. She also leads efforts to maintain the organization’s high standard of care for its exceptionally skilled staff, fostering an open and rewarding work environment.

Prior to joining the SkyTruth team in 2016, Allen served for ten years as a governor’s appointee to the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, the body that develops and oversees the public policy agenda for the state’s colleges and universities. She has also been a trustee of numerous nonprofit boards, including the Contemporary American Theater Festival, New Dramatists, West Virginia Public Broadcasting Foundation and North Country School. Allen has participated in several panels for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Theatre Communications Group, and is an active fundraiser for Democrats in state and federal political races.

After her undergraduate work at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, Allen received a Master of Arts from the University of Georgia and an executive certificate in nonprofit management at Georgetown University.

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