Jessica is a mum of three primary-aged children who attend Forth Primary School. She is an active member of the School Association who has previously held the role of treasurer on the school association committee (SAC) and coordinated (and canceled) the 2020 Forth Primary School Fair and raffle.

She is passionate about quality communication between school, classroom, and home.

Personally, she loves a quality book, board games and exploring Tasmania’s waterfalls and wilderness through camping, hiking and kayaking with her family.

Jessica graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2007 with a degree in Biomedical Science going on to work in pathology at the Mersey and North West Regional hospitals for a number of years. She has worked in the agricultural sector grading carrots and cherries, and general paddock harvesting. She provided administrative support at PICSE (Primary Industry Centre for Science Education) and the Rural Clinical School at the University of Tasmania campuses in Burnie. Her primary focus currently is raising her family and volunteering.