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Jon Jenson ‘70

Self-Employed Consultant Architect

Jon Jenson received his BS from the University of Illinois, graduating in 1974. He returned andcompleted his Masters’ degree in Architecture in 1976. He then came to UW-Madison to receive his Wisconsin Public ManagerCertificate in 2003. Brother Jenson now works as a registered architect, a licensed Real Estate Broker, and is a LEED Accredited professional. He hasworked on 350 architectural projects and has been a project manager for over $1 billion dollars of construction projects. Along with many other professional milestones, he represented the University of Wisconsin System in the Universityof London exchange program in 1991 and developed standard documents andguidelines for state of Wisconsin agencies. Some of the projects Jon’s worked on include UW-Madison master plans for the College of Engineering, College of Life Science, Campus Libraries, and a $95 million Interdisciplinary Research Complex at UW-Milwaukee. Additionally, Brother Jenson was on the Wisconsin Society of Architects Board of Directors, hosted eleven Russian architects for the Friendship Force International Program, and a Chinese trade delegation for architectural tours.

As a donor and life loyal TKE, he has been a part of the LCBC Board of Directors since 2013, serves as a Chairman of the Housing Subcommittee, and has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Mu Nu chapter. He also received the Volunteer Excellence Award from the Wisconsin Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He has helped Lambda Chapter manage the parking lotrepaving and roof replacement projects, and donated to the kitchen remodeling project, the capital campaign, and other improvements to the house. Brother

Jenson now lives at home in Madison with his wife, Ginny.