Dr. Jenna M. Meehan
Special Assistant to the President
Dr. Jenna Meehan serves as Special Assistant to the President at Montgomery County Community College. During her 15-year career in higher education, she’s held several key leadership positions at the College in Academic Affairs and Student Services, as well as the Division of Mission and Ministry at other leading higher education institutions. In her time with the College, she’s supported the school in various capacities, including serving as Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, Interim Executive Director of West Campus, and other leadership positions related to student life and civic engagement.
Through this diverse set of positions and experience, Jenna is uniquely qualified in her current role as Special Assistant to the President, where she directs the operations and oversees the staff of the Office of the President. Since her time as an AmeriCorps Scholar in Service, she’s been a passionate advocate for giving back to the community through volunteering and service learning. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the impact experiential learning opportunities can have on workforce development skills.
A first-generation college graduate, Jenna received her Ph.D. in educational leadership from Keiser University, a Master of Science in pastoral care and counseling from Neumann University, and a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Gwynedd Mercy University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, especially her two children. Her advice to students is to make the most of all aspects of the college experience. “As a student, take advantage of the opportunities to enhance your personal and professional skills through campus life. Every leadership experience provides another opportunity to build upon your skills, resume, and network of professional connections.”