Jean has been very active with the Southampton Animal Shelter and served as chairwoman of their Annual Gala in July 2012 and Honorary Chair in 2013. In 2014 she served as Chairwoman of their July 19th Gala honoring Georgina Bloomberg. In July 2015, she returned as chairwoman.
In her capacity as chairwoman and honorary chairwoman, she has helped the shelter raise well over two million dollars. Jean has served on the honorary board of the Southampton Animal Shelter for several years.