Financial and Homeownership Educator
Money Management EducationKent County Extension Office 775 Ball Ave. N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
As a Senior Extension Educator Jinnifer Ortquist serves as the MSU Extension Advocate and Facilitator. This position previously known as the MSU Extension Ombudsperson, provides confidential, neutral, informal and independent resources for all MSU Extension employees with a workplace concern. As a current Co-Chair for the Financial and Homeownership Work Team, Ortquist is responsible for planning, promoting, delivering and evaluating educational programs focused on financial capability and home buyer education in Allegan, Barry, Kent and Ottawa counties as well as supporting regional and statewide initiatives that enhance county programs. She is a Co-PI on a grant and has been with the organization for over 13 years.