Jackie was one of the founding members of the Puerto Rican Parade Committee back in 2006, when it was reintroduced. She has served in many capacities on this committee and is now a valuable Advisor.
She was elected to her first term as an At-Large Member on the City Council in 2009 and re-elected in 2013, and then again in 2017. She serves on the Neighborhood and Community Development and Public Safety & Youth Recreation Committees which focus on legislation that impacts neighborhoods and services provided to our youth respectively.
Jackie is proud to be a small business owner since 2006, and with the support of State Farm and City Hall, she relocated her business from Greece, in the suburbs, to the city's center in January 2009. Additionally is an advocate for many community organizations catering to the arts, youth, education, and many other issues important to our community.