Drury Class of 1969
Year of Election as Trustee: 2005
Served as Trustee: 2005-2013
Elected Emeritus Trustee: 2013
Jeanette Bass Clinkenbeard is retired from federal service after a 35-year career with the United States Department of Health and Human Services. After internships in regional offices and Washington D.C., she served in the Boston regional office, working with the six New England states on issues involving Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, with a focus on policy and legal issues among these programs and various state programs.
She graduated from Drury in 1969. She is a Life Loyal member of Delta Delta Delta and is the founding president of the Boston Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Delta Delta.
She and her husband, Joel, who is retired from Intel, live in Andover, Massachusetts. They have one daughter, Elizabeth, who lives and works in San Francisco.