Jennielynn Holmes, Chief Program Officer, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa
Jennielynn Holmes is the Chief Program Officer for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, which includes overseeing all aspects of the largest shelter and housing system between the Golden Gate Bridge and Oregon border. Jennielynn was born and raised in Santa Rosa, CA and received her undergraduate degree from the University of California Davis as well as her Masters in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco. She was recognized by the North Bay Business Journal as a one of the top 40 business professionals under the age of 40 and more recently was recognized by Senator Mike McGuire as Sonoma County’s Woman of the Year. Jennielynn has a passion for developing innovative programs and much of her work has been nationally recognized as best practices. She is a graduate of Leadership Santa Rosa (Class 32) and also serves on the City of Santa Rosa’s Community Advisory Board, Leadership Santa Rosa’s Steering Committee, County of Sonoma’s Ag and Open Space Committee as well as Sonoma County’s First Five Commission.