Jackie joined TransOptions in October 2015 after 8 years in the media industry as a New Jersey Press Association award-winning journalist and a photographer. Her interest in sustainability blossomed while promoting energy efficiency statewide as a field representative for the New Jersey Clean Energy Program in 2010.
As TransOptions' Communications & Outreach Coordinator, Jackie works closely with various stakeholder groups on projects such as Coordinated Human Services Transportation for the underserved in our region. Jackie also manages our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Additionally, Jackie provides website updates, creates and sends out TransOptions' event emails, crafts content for our three newsletters (Go Smart!, Bike Right and Backroads) and creates the annual report.
Jackie graduated from Lehigh University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and minors in both Anthropology and Japanese. She has a Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate from the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida. In 2018, she graduated from the Leadership Morris program offered through the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. Her professional experience includes writing, photography, social media, communications and public relations.