Our Team

Valerie Jensen

Special Projects Coordinator
Email: vejensen@npsfoundation.org
Phone: (831) 901-3753

Valerie Jensen began working for the NPS Foundation part-time in 1991 as the only paid staff. She worked full time for the Foundation from 2005 until 2008 when she again moved to part-time status. Originally from Bremerton, Washington, she graduated from Western Washington State College (now WSU) with degrees in English and Elementary Education. She taught in elementary schools in Washington and Japan for the Department of Defense.

She married NPS student Jack Jensen in Monterey and as a navy wife lived in England, Virginia, Florida, Iceland, Rhode Island, Spain, and back to Monterey. When Captain Jensen retired they built a home in Monterey. They have two children and two grandchildren.