Strong Bio
Jennifer Strong, District 5130

Jennifer joined the Rotary Club of Lakeport in June 1998. 

She is a two-time past president with her most recent service in 2015-16 during the Valley Fire in Lake County.  She was the founding member of the Lake Area Rotary Fire Relief Fund which succeeded in raising over $1M in 2015 for the residents in Lake County affected by the fire. 

In 2017, Jennifer helped expand the fund to the District 5130 Disaster Relief Fund during the fires affecting Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties. To date, the fund has raised over $3Million dollars for disaster relief within District 5130. 

Jennifer has served for 15 years as the chair of Lakeport Rotary‚Äôs Konocti Challenge cycling event held annually in October, an event previously recognized by Cycle CA Magazine as the best Metric Century Ride in the state.  

She was recognized in 2016 as the District 5130 Rotarian of the Year, served for 3 years as the District 5130 Grant Chair and is a member of District Board of Directors.  

In addition, she has served as a Youth Exchange Club Counselor and host parent. 

She is a Certified Financial Planner and owns and operates Strong Financial Network in Lakeport serving nearly 2000 clients throughout 22 states. 

She resides on her 6th generation farm in Lake County and enjoys gardening, preserving food, scuba diving, travelling and recently obtained her private pilots license in addition to countless hours spent on community service throughout Rotary, her industry and Lake county.