Jessica Jensen, Chief of Staff
Jessica works directly with Young America's Foundation's
president to help manage the administrative and operational aspects
of Young America's Foundation. In this capacity, she also
communicates the Foundation's goals and initiatives with the
Foundation's entire team, board members, and key stakeholders.
She edits and designs monthly and annual reports for the
Foundation's top supporters and board members, coordinates board
meetings, and assists the President with day-to-day operations.
Jessica is the editor of Libertas,
the Foundation's magazine.
Prior to her role as chief of staff, Jessica served as assistant
to the president for more than nine years. In this capacity, she
oversaw the construction and design of the Foundation's new
national headquarters in Reston, Virginia.
Jessica is a graduate of The College of St. Scholastica in
Duluth, Minnesota. While at St. Scholastica, she was involved
in her campus conservative club and student government. She served
as chairman of her conservative club as well as state co-chair of
the Minnesota College Republicans.
In 2003, Jessica worked as an intern in the White House's Office
of Media Affairs.
Jessica graduated summa cum laude from St.
Scholastica in 2004 with a degree in English and minors in
political science and economics.
Jessica became involved with Young America's Foundation upon
attending the annual Thomas Phillips Student Luncheon at CPAC in
Prior to joining the Young America's Foundation staff, Jessica
served as a national field director for the College Republican
National Committee as well as director of public relations for
Accuracy in Media and Accuracy in Academia. She and her husband,
Austen, currently reside in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, with
their very busy toddler, Jackson.