Jeannette Rebar

Community Engagement Coordinator
Saint Paul Public Works
St. Paul, Minnesota

With more than 15 years of community engagement, strategic planning and training experience working with diverse communities, Jeannette Rebar is the Community Engagement Coordinator for Saint Paul Public Works, one of the largest departments in the city with 12 divisions and more than 350 employees. In her role, Jeannette manages and coordinates the strategic outreach and engagement efforts of the department, ranging from sharing information about specific construction projects to engaging and educating residents about city services such as recycling. During the summer, Jeannette can be found at community events like Cinco de Mayo answering questions and promoting the many job opportunities at Public Works, at busy intersections asking residents to share their thoughts on pedestrian safety, or at Safe Summer Nights helping Saint Paul residents learn more about city programs and services. Prior to working at Public Works, Jeannette was a project manager at a consulting firm helping nonprofits and political campaigns strengthen their community engagement efforts.