Board Member Profile: Jennifer Malone

16 Jun 2011 by admin, Comments Off on Board Member Profile: Jennifer Malone

Read on to get to know our newest board member, Jennifer Malone!  Jennifer moved in to fill the Secretary position, previously held by Mary Yarrington (now Fun Chair).  Jennifer’s doing a great job in her first few months on the board and we’re so glad to have her.  Welcome, Jennifer!

How long have you been in Austin?
I’ve been in Austin my whole life: born and raised.

Why did you join the Friends of Barton Springs Pool?
I joined FBSP to help make a positive difference at Barton Springs.

What do you do during the day?
I’m a nursing student at Concordia University.

What does Barton Springs Pool mean to you?
Barton Springs is a state of mind where you can always find a friend and a relaxing moment.

Favorite local band or artist?
Austin has so many local musicians there’s no way I could name my favorite!

Any hidden talents?
My hidden talent is not very hidden, nor is it always a talent!  I like to learn how to do new things, especially construction & remodeling.  Teach me once then invite me to try out my new skill!

Describe your first experience at Barton Springs Pool…
When I was little it scared me to cross the deep part of the pool.  One time my mom was ready to leave out the main entrance while I was on the diving board and I had to swim across by myself.  Yikes!

How long have you been a member of FBSP?
I have been with FBSP less than a year, but was working at Barton Springs Pool when the organization was founded.

Besides BSP, where is your favorite hangout in Austin?
When I have a little time and money I like to spend it at any one of the locally owned restaurants on Barton Springs Road.  They all have a wonderful atmosphere.

Beer of choice?
Shiner Bock

Favorite philosopher?
My favorite philosopher (if he can so be called) is Joseph Campbell.

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