Rural Community Builder Name: Jen Shafer

Community: Southwestern Oregon

Role: Executive Director of United Way of Southwestern Oregon, she sits on a number of boards and works with a number of organizations from Coos and Curry Counties

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Awesome

Recognized by: Jamar Ruff

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: The “what inspires me the most about Jen Shafer?” is Her CAPACITY – she has shown what a hand raiser truly is. She’s encouraging, she’s brave, she’s phenomenal and marches to the true beat of collective impact. Weaving together organizations whose missions align and always factoring in local initiatives and projects. I could go on and on but I have always felt it important to give a person their flowers TODAY!