Jenna White Fahrner joined UCOP in 2006, serving as senior policy analyst for IMPAC since 2009. Before joining UCOP she served as legislative/community liaison and assistant manager of public information for the Office of the Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Prior to her work in Nevada, Jenna was a principal with Public Strategies Inc., a San Francisco public affairs consulting firm.
She holds a B.A. from UC Santa Barbara and an M.A. from CSU Sacramento in history. Jenna is a Bay Area native. She also attended Santa Barbara City College, so she is a product of all three of the public higher education systems in California.