Jenny Nelson has worked since 2007 for the YMCA of Honolulu, Hawaii as a Healthy Lifestyles and Aquatics Director. In addition, she previously worked as a Health and Wellness Coordinator for the YWCA of Oahu, Hawaii and Fitness Specialist for the U.S. Navy. Ms. Nelson was raised in Blairsburg, Iowa, and received her Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance with a specialization in Health and Fitness Management from Iowa State University in 2004. The Parks and Rec Department is also in the process of updating its future plans in the next several months, of which Jenny will be involved, along with Mayor Mike Jensen, Parks Superintendent John Moran, Pete Tekippe, John Narigon, Jill Brown and Tom Wynia.