Jennifer F. Jett
Jennifer F. Jett is is vice president of governance and corporate secretary for Sempra Energy.
In this role, Jett is responsible for advising the board of directors and senior management on a broad range of governance matters.
Previously, from 2018 to April 2020, Jett served as corporate secretary for Sempra Energy. Prior to that, Jett served as director of project finance for Sempra Energy, where she was responsible for advising Sempra’s operating companies on the structuring, documentation and execution of financing transactions. She has also served as director of corporate governance and assistant corporate secretary for Sempra Energy, where she oversaw various governance and corporate legal functions for Sempra and its business units and served as the corporate secretary for Sempra’s two regulated California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas Co., and Cameron LNG.
Jett also held various positions of increasing responsibility within the law department where she worked on a wide range of transactional matters for Sempra Energy and its subsidiaries.
Before joining the company in 2005 as corporate counsel, she was an associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP where she advised both public and private companies on corporate transactional and securities matters.
Jett serves as a board member of the Corporate Directors Forum, which provides board-focused peer networking and director education in corporate governance.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and anthropology from the University of Vermont, where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.