Jessica has a BA in Recreation Management/Youth Leadership and lived in San Diego for 18 years with her husband, and their two sons. She has experience in marketing and currently works as a substitute teacher in the Poway Unified School District. Jessica is a consistent volunteer within PUSD, at Feeding San Diego, and several other organizations throughout the community. She has a passion for helping and connecting with others. She believes that every person’s story has value and that creating spaces for sharing those stories can help us connect to ourselves and each other. She is especially interested in increasing her knowledge about the philosophy and psychology of the human experience, in particular, the “messy middle” parts of life. Jessica recognizes the importance of leadership in our everyday lives and is excited about working as support staff with CLA.