Jennifer Chrisler

Jennifer Chrisler joined UMass Dartmouth as the Vice Chancellor for Advancement in May 2018.  She has more than two decades of public and private sector experience focused on creating and implementing strategic initiatives, building coalitions, and generating personal and financial support for institutions and movements.  Chrisler has served as the inaugural Vice President for Alumnae Relations and Executive Director of the Alumnae Association at Smith College, her alma mater, where she was responsible for all facets of alumnae development and engagement. She served eight years as the Executive Director of the Family Equality Council, a national non-profit organization with more than 100,000 members, whose mission is to secure equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender parents and their children.