Jennie served as a clinical social worker in Maine with a variety of populations, and eventually ran a private practice. She then made a career shift and taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Jennie has always been interested in issues surrounding addictions. Before returning to her home state of Vermont in fall 2020, she was a Tobacco Treatment Educator for MaineHealth’s Center for Tobacco Independence, where she developed educational resources and delivered presentations virtually and throughout the state. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from UVM and a Master of Social Work from the Boston University School of Social Work.