Jen Valentine is the Shelter Manager for Larimer Humane Society, a position she has held since February 2014. Having been a member of the shelter team since June of 2008 serving as a Client Services Representative and then a Client Services Supervisor, she brings a wealth of organizational knowledge to this leadership position. Jen is responsible for the daily operations and management of the animal shelter, including front desk operations, animal care and placement, and the enrichment and evaluation of the shelter animals.
Jen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business and Animal Science and has worked in customer service for over 10 years.
From a very early age, Jen has had a passion for working with and helping animals. With experience in working with domestic and wild animals, as well as livestock, Jen was drawn to Larimer Humane Society through her desire to educate the public on the proper care and treatment of animals. She also hopes to continue providing assistance and resources to help maintain the human-animal bond in the home environment.
Jen has lived in Fort Collins since 2006 and shares her home with her fiancé David and their three pets, Bentley, Boxer, adopted from Larimer Humane Society and cats Kayden and Maddie. She enjoys cooking, baking, reading, music and many outdoor activities.