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Jenifer Campbell 2016-2017

Jenifer Campbell holds a degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee as well as an active Certified Public Accountant License. She retired in 2013 from a 36 year career with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. At DOE she served as the Director of the Planning and Budget Division where she administered over $3 Billion annually. She supervised a staff of 16 analysts and performed budget oversight for 6 large and complex contracts including East Tennessee Technology Park, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Energy, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. This work entailed all phases of budget formulation and execution for a broad array of government programs including, Defense Programs/Weapons, Environmental Management, Science, Fossil Energy, Nuclear Energy, and Energy Efficiency. Jenifer is a DOE Chief Financial Officer Fellow, a 2010 graduate of Leadership Oak Ridge, a Past President of the Oak Ridge Chapter of Federally Employed Women, a Past President of the East Tennessee chapter of the Association of Government Accountants, and a Past President of the East Tennessee United States Air Force Academy Parent’s Association.

Involvement with Rotary first began for Jenifer when she joined the Interact Club while attending Oak Ridge High School (ORHS) in the early 1970’s. Some 25 years later (1998), while working at DOE in Oak Ridge, she joined the Oak Ridge Rotary club where her father, Jack Yaggi, had been and still is a long-standing member. Early in her Rotary membership, she was instrumental in working with ORHS to re-establish the ORHS Interact Club which at that time, had been defunct for many years. She has served in many committee and board positions for her club including, Youth Director, International Services, Treasurer, Vice President, and President Elect. In Rotary Year 2014-2015, she was named as RCOR Rotarian of the Year. Jenifer is a member of the Paul Harris Society and serves as the treasurer for Rotary District 6780.

Knoxville, Tennessee is home to Jenifer and her husband, James (Jim) T. Campbell. Jim enjoys playing golf and is also a CPA. Jenifer’s son, Captain Shawn Hackett is a 2008 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. He and his wife Genna live in Albuquerque, New Mexico where Shawn is serving in the Air Force and earning his PhD in Physics from the University of New Mexico, while Genna works full time for the Department of Energy and is pursuing a Master’s Degree from John Hopkins University. Jim also has two grown sons, Justin and Scott Campbell and they reside and work in Rockville, Maryland. Justin and his wife, Helen, have an infant son, William, while Scott and Marlene have a baby girl named Natalie.