Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Mower, Houston, Steele, Winona Counties, Minn. – Semcac is pleased to welcome a new executive director, Jennifer Hengel, who has dedicated her career to helping people and communities and has a passion for Community Action.
In her new position, Jennifer will also join MinnCAP's Board of Directors.
She has a background in the public and nonprofit sectors. She worked with Community Action from 2001 to 2011, first as a planner at Western Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council and then as Semcac’s planning and development director for over nine years.
Jennifer returned to Semcac’s planning office in June 2023. Between her time at Semcac, she spent three years with Community & Economic Development Associates, fulfilling a city administration contract, and nine years as the executive coordinator of the Rushford Peterson Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Official Press Release: Semcac Names New Executive Director