Jessica was born and raised in Waterloo Region and currently works for a Fortune 500 company leading Marketing and Communications in the Eastern Canada market area. She holds a Honours BA degree from York University along with a Certificate of Business Communications from the University of Waterloo. Additionally, Jessica attained the Project Management Professional designation and has experienced great success implementing project management processes into corporate marketing and communication strategies. She has been an active community volunteer for most of her life and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Kitchener Public Library. Jessica has served our community as Chair of the Community Grants Committee for the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, Downtown Action & Advisory Committee member for the City of Kitchener, and member of the Corporate Community Involvement Council through the Volunteer Action Centre.