Born and raised in the Des Moines area, Jessica graduated with honors from Drake University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She has a passion for learning, social and political progress, and helping others. Through her professional experiences, Jessica has gained a background in youth services, event planning, marketing, and freelance creative work. Jessica is currently employed as an associate producer for a local television station.


Jessica enjoys traveling, live music, true crime podcasts, and reading (usually about the '90s feminist punk movement). A lifelong learner, she plans to pursue a Master’s degree and become an English Literature Professor. She hopes to use writing, literature, and social and demographic research to raise awareness of social issues and promote community engagement.

Jessica Fees

Board Member