Shirley JensenPresident, Society of Samaritans
Shirley moved to Magnolia in 2014. She retired after 30 years of senior human resources management positions with NASA, Pitney Bowes and Arthur Andersen. She is serving as the President of the Board of Society of Samaritans, a non-profit ministry in Magnolia, for the past 3 years, and is an active leader in Magnolia’s First Baptist Church women’s ministries. She served as President of Montgomery County Society of Human Resources Management Association (MCSHRM) and as President of Bay Area Human Resources Management Association (BAHRMA). She has volunteered over the years as a Bible study teacher for teen girls and toddlers, as a CASA Advocate and as a hotline counselor for crisis centers in the Bay Area and Montgomery County.
Shirley’s husband, Rod Jensen, went to heaven in 2014 – three months after they moved to Magnolia. They have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. They are all the joy of her life and are whom she loves to spend all of her spare time with!