Jenna Teater

Event Specialist
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Jenna started working at Hope in October 2011, planning events part time for the A Greater Hope campaign. In December 2011 she transitioned to full time and began coordinate events with Development and Alumni Engagement as well. Some of her roles include coordinating groundbreaking and dedication events for new building projects on campus, organizing alumni and family regional events, managing the Hope v. Calvin satallite rivalry parties, and assisting with traditional campus events like Homecoming, Alumni Weekend and Family Weekend.


  • B.A., hospitality and tourism management with an emphasis in meeting and event management, College of Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University, 2010

why do you love hope? 

There are so many reasons why Jenna loves this place and calls it home: the genuine, loving and passionate faculty and staff members, being around such an amazing student body every day, Hope's location near downtown Holland, attending the Hope College basketball games and the atmosphere of the arena on game day.


Jenna loves going for walks and hikes with her husband, Seth, and their dog, Dutch, and spending time with family and friends. On Saturdays Jenna can often be found shopping on 8th Street. She also attends Pilates classes, loves learning more about health and nutrition, works as a Kids Hope tutor to a beautiful little girl at Holland East Public School, and helps volunteer and coordinate breakfast at the Community Kitchen at Western Theological Seminary.

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Jenna Teater

Phone Number616.395.7336

DeWitt Floor 2 141 East 12th Street Holland, MI 49423-3607