Legislative Director – Transportation | Rural Action Caucus
About Jessica Jennings
Jessica serves as legislative director for transportation and infrastructure, as well as the liaison to NACo's Rural Action Caucus (RAC). In this role, Jessica staffs the NACo Transportation Policy Steering Committee, where she works with county officials from across the nation to set advocacy priorities and steward federal policies on transportation issues affecting local governments, and also manages the RAC that convenes America's rural leaders to develop solutions-based outcomes and advance federal policies that improve rural communities.
Jessica joins NACo from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), where she served as policy advisor in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs. Prior to GSA, Jessica worked on behalf of counties and for transportation industry champions in her role at a private consulting firm. Jessica also spent five years as a staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives.