Jessica is a planner and rural development professional who has a passion for working with rural and remote communities. Prior to her role as Program Manager of MMDF, she worked on municipal and regional planning and development projects in the Interlake Region. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University, and is currently working towards her Masters in Rural Development at Brandon University. Outside of work, she can be found hiking, biking, and exploring Manitoba.