Jenny Knisley was elected as a council member for the Town of Loomis in 2020 and is currently serving as the Placer County town’s mayor.
Knisley also holds the position of Executive Director of the Loomis Senior L.I.F.E. Center where she is responsible for developing and directing all programs, activities, staff management, operations and advancing the mission and core values of the senior center.
For over 25 years, Knisley and her husband, Bruce Knisley, have owned and operated Final 9 Sports, which has two retail disc golf pro shops in Orangevale and Rocklin.
Jenny Knisley is no stranger to economic development as she helped start two family businesses and managed the Loomis Chamber of Commerce for 11 years. She has stated her civic priorities are the Northern California region, the people who live here, the local businesses and her community.
In the various roles she has held, Knisley’s professional accomplishments are as follows:
Organized and helped develop a successful Loomis Leadership Development program.
Negotiated a bid with the Professional Disc Golf Association to bring the United States Women Disc Golf Championships to Northern California.
Created and collaborated with the Loomis Historical Society and local artists to establish the Loomis Legacy historical walking loop that builds the town branding around historical fruit crate packing labels.
Received the Women of Distinction award from Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin and Businesswomen of the Year recognition from Gold County Media.
Her recent community involvement includes helping to save the Loomis Library, serving as a Town of Loomis Library Trustee, volunteering her time with Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin, and being the current president of the Friends of the Loomis Library.
Knisley has lived in the Loomis area for over 45 years, has been married to Bruce Knisley for 27 years, and has three children and three grandchildren.