Prior to joining Climate Solutions, Jacqui worked for AmeriCorps as a volunteer coordinator and in the offices of two federal congressmen. Her environmental activism really took off in 2008 when she joined Sustainable Burien and became president of the Environmental Club at Highline Community College. She is committed to environmental justice, working with frontline communities, and recognizes the strength that comes from diversity in the environmental movement.
In 2012 she graduated from Warren Wilson College with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Environmental Policy. Jacqui enjoys spending her free time traveling, sewing, and going to Magnuson park with her corgi.