Jessica is the local member for State Parliament in the electorate of Kingsley, which includes the suburbs of Hamersley, Warwick, Greenwood, Kingsley and Woodvale.
She lives in Woodvale with her husband Siljan and two children. She grew up in Beldon and Joondalup where she attended Eddystone Primary School and Sacred Heart College.
As a mum with children at primary school, Jessica values the contribution education makes to the future of our kid’s. Her experience serving on the Greenwood College, Warwick Senior High School, St Luke’s Catholic Primary School, Creaney Primary School and Halidon Primary School boards has given her a solid understanding of the pressures and demands on the education system in today’s changing world.
Jessica has a strong community background having been a former President of the Landsdale Residents Association before moving to Woodvale and the Conveynor and committee member of the Perth Rose of Tralee centre. With two young children it is no surprise that Jessica is involved in many community sporting organisations as a parent such as Woodvale Little Athletics and St Luke’s Netball Club and a Club sponsor of:
- Woodvale Edgewater Eagles (AFL)
- Woodvale Football Club (Soccer)
- Woodvale Wings Netball Club
- Kingsley Football Club (AFL)
- Kingsley Jnr Football Club (AFL)
- Kingsley Westside Seniors Football (Soccer)
- Kingsley Jnr Cricket Club
- Kingsley Snr Cricket Club
- Greenwood Netball Club
- Warwick Greenwood Jnr Football
As a former small business owner Jessica has a good understanding of the pressures and demands on small businesses in our local community. Jessica made it her mission to support small businesses and small business people in the Kingsley electorate all purchases for the electorate office and for donations to schools and community groups are purchased where possible from businesses or small business owners in the Kingsley electorate or the nearby Wangara Industrial area. Jessica also does weekly Sunday Small Business Shootouts that highlight and promote an individual small business or small business person in the Kingsley electorate.
When Jessica was first elected in 2017, many people told her that they felt that the Kingsley electorate was often forgotten, Jessica has been determined to ensure that the Kingsley Electorate gets their fair share. Jessica has been involved in a number of success for the local community including:
- The widening of the Mitchell Freeway from Hodges to Hepburn
- Investment in the Joondalup Health Campus
- Investment in the Osborne Park Hospital
- Saving Duffy House
- Greenwood Sound Wall Petition
- Lake Goollelal Midge Management
- East Green Development
- Investment in our local public schools