Jennifer Templeton Simpson

Jennifer Templeton Simpson is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of TWCF. She is a graduate of Boston University with a B.A. in English literature, and received a master's degree from Columbia University in social work with a concentration on international social welfare policy. After working for several years as a social work therapist, school social worker, and program officer for after-school programs, Ms. Simpson returned to school for a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in environmental studies with a certificate in land preservation, while working as an environmental education instructor. She is involved with several businesses; helping to run Legend Landscapes and Shadow Ridge Farm. She is also helping to start a new business called Forge Hill Nursery and Farm.  Ms. Simpson is a former trustee of the John Templeton Foundation, the Templeton World Charity Foundation, and the Templeton Religion Trust Steering Committee. She was re-elected in 2015 and serves as chair to all three boards in 2015.  She is also a volunteer in the Force of Nature program with Natural Lands Trust and serves on the board of a Philadelphia youth development non-profit called Artwell.