City of SeaTac
Partner in Employment’s PIE Youth Restoration Training Crew (YRTC)
With this SeaTac Member Jurisdiction and KCD Urban Forestry grant, the YRTC provided paid green jobs training to immigrant and refugee youth. While in the program youth completed restoration projects in city parks, did environmental education and learned about environmental careers by meeting with professionals.
Senior Program Manager, Member Jurisdiction Partnerships
Jessica has managed the Member Jurisdiction and WRIA Grant Programs at KCD since March 2007. Jessica has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies and Spanish and graduate level education in the fields of Public Administration, Urban Planning, and Facilitation and Negotiation. She is an experienced program manager responsible for tracking millions of dollars in grant funding with a successful track record of liaising with local governments, nonprofits, and watershed groups on natural resource conservation issues.