Jeannette is a graduate of Texas State University - San Marcos and has a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation. Prior to joining Royal Caribbean International, Jeannette worked for 2 years as an Activities Specialist for Austin Parks and Recreation, one of many recreation, day camp, and summer camp jobs she fulfilled in her home state of Texas. She volunteered her time with the Special Olympics - Texas as a Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and Bowling Coach.
In 2004, Jeannette joined Royal Caribbean International as a Youth Staff onboard Mariner of the Seas and was later promoted to Adventure Ocean Manager in 2006. Prior to joining our shoreside team in her current role, Jeannette had the opportunity to work for a year as a Project Specialist for the Oasis Start Up and assisted in all areas of Entertainment and Guest Activities for our then, newest ship in the fleet.
After 5 years of shipboard operational experience Jeannette joined the shoreside Entertainment and Guest Activities team in 2010 as the Adventure Ocean Consultant with a primary focus on Youth Activities programming. In November 2012 Jeannette's role was broadened to operationally support the fleet’s Adult, Youth and Sports Activity Operations as 'Consultant, Activity Operations' for the department. In July of 2014 Jeannette was promoted to 'Manager, Guest Activities' where she continues to work collaboratively with her colleagues in the Entertainment as well as cross departmentally to ensure the vacation experience for adults and families onboard is second to none.