Mrs. Jennifer M. Potter
Phone: 609-859-2256 x127
Ms. Jennifer Potter was elected to the Southampton Township Board of Education in November 2015. She is currently a member of the Budget, Finance and Facilities Committee.
Ms. Potter earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from The College of New Jersey and she is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New Jersey and the State of New York. Additionally, she is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers.
Ms. Potter currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller at Rider University where she is responsible for planning, directing and monitoring all of the financial activities of the University including financial and tax reporting of an over 200 million dollar budget, payroll and disbursements, grants reporting, and treasury management. She is the liaison to the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees and external auditors, brokers, granting agencies, etc. Her previous positions include the Associate Director of Internal Audit at Princeton University and Senior Manager in the Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Practice at KPMG LLP.
Jennifer and her husband Chad are blessed with three children - Chad Jr., Matthew and Nolan. The boys are currently enrolled in Southampton Township Schools.
In addition to her service on the Southampton Board of Education, Ms. Potter is actively involved in the community. She serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Kaleidoscope Therapeutic Riding Program, a small not-for-profit based in Medford NJ. She is an active member of the Southampton Parent Teacher Association, serving as a head room parent and a member of the Yearbook Committee. She is a member of the Southampton Parent Advisory Group and the New Jersey Commission on Deaf-Blindness Parent Advisory Committee. Ms. Potter is also actively involved in Fellowship Alliance Chapel’s special needs and women’s ministries.
The Potters regularly participate in activities supporting Alstrom Syndrome International, Autism Speaks, Help Henry See and Hear, Little Rock Foundation, Marlton Sports Unity Program, the National Federation of the Blind, the STAR Foundation, STS Athletic Booster Club, and STS Parent Teacher Association.
Ms. Potter is proud to be serving on the Southampton Township Board of Education and committed to student success, community engagement, and financial accountability and transparency.