Jennifer Saul Rich is a New York City educator and a professional fundraiser for the Republican Party. She has served as Chairman of the New York County (Manhattan) Republican Party and Chair of the NYGOP’s new Republican Woman’s Leadership Network. A New York City native, she received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Pennsylvania and master’s degrees in early childhood special education and reading from the Bank Street College of Education in New York City.
After teaching kindergarten in Chicago for three years, she returned to New York City to teach first grade and nursery school. Jennifer is currently working on her PhD in special education from the Columbia University Teachers College in New York City and serves as an Overseer of the Graduate School of Education for the University of Pennsylvania.
Jennifer has had a successful career as a professional fundraiser for the Republican Party. She worked as a fundraiser for former Congressman Rick Lazio in his campaign for United States Senate in 2000, and worked as a fundraiser for the New York Republican State Committee for several years.
Active in many charitable organizations, Jennifer is a member of the Contemporary Council of the Museum of Modern Art, Chair of the Apollo Circle and a member of the Steiglitz Society of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Board Member of the Mount Sinai Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences a trustee of the Washington Institute, a member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee/New Leadership (AIPAC), and former Chair of the Young Collectors Council of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Jennifer’s activism in the Republican Party and in charitable organizations stems from her parents, Andrew and Denise Saul, who have been active fundraisers and supporters of the Republican Party for many years, including as Pioneers for President Bush in 2004. They also are active in many charitable organizations ranging from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York City Ballet to the Manhattan Institute and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.