Jennifer Christensen

Financial Aid Coordinator, (541) 506-6029


Jennifer began her education at community college and was hired there as a Scholarship Officer, helping students to find resources for funding their education and representing the State of New Jersey on the 2004 All USA Academic Team.  She now manages the Federal Work Study student employment program for Columbia Gorge Community College and serves on the Equity Action Committee. She also sits on the Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) state legislative commitee, monitoring opportunities for Oregon student funding.  


Colorado State University
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership in Human Resources Management, 2020.
Human Resources Management graduate certificate, 2019.
Arcadia University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Honors Studies, 2006.

Victoria University of Wellington

Study abroad year - Psychology Research Methods, Intercultural Communications, Field Geology and Neuroscience, 2005.

Brookdale Community College

Associate of Arts in Psychology and Honors Studies, 2004.


Certification & Memberships

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Member.

Oregon Rural Community College Consortium Member.

Inclusion & Diversity Consortium of Oregon Community Colleges (IDC) Member.

Columbia Gorge Human Resources Professionals Group Member.


Awards & Recognition

2019 WASFAA Conference scholarship

2019 Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) Music scholarship


Pronouns: She/her.