Jessica Lewis joins the SELF team from St. Petersburg, Florida, expanding the program to the Gulf Coast. Her background includes marine research and nonprofit work where she sought to welcome diverse participants in citizen science and social and environmental justice campaigns. She hails from Surf City, North Carolina, and earned her bachelors of science from College of Charleston in South Carolina. Jessica is an active volunteer in the Tampa Bay area and serves on the boards of Suncoast Sierra Club and Suncoast Surfrider Foundation. She brings her experience in community engagement, advocacy, and project management to the SELF program, and looks forward to helping St. Pete meet its forward thinking sustainability goals.