Jessica graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a minor in Biology from Sonoma State University in 2015. Since then, she has worked for Sacramento County’s Planning and Environmental Review Department where she gained experience with GIS and the environmental permitting process and has also spent time volunteering on an organic farm in Austria. Most recently, Jessica worked as the Conservation Associate for the Yolo Land Trust where she was in charge of maintaining the land trust’s conservation easement portfolio.
Jessica is interested in pursuing a career that allows her to use spatial analysis tools to make effective conservation management decisions. She graduated the EPM program in June 2020.