Long-time advocate, Jennifer West, previously served as owner of the California-based J. West Group, an independent marketing, public relations and political campaign consulting firm. She advocated on behalf of numerous organizations including educational institutions, civic groups, non-profit entities and business clients. The recipient of numerous professional awards, Ms. West also served on the board of directors of several local organizations.
Ms. West served as a spokesperson before numerous local planning commissions, City Councils, School Boards, County Board of Supervisors, the media and the public. She led award-winning campaigns that led to improved schools, roads and infrastructure. Ms. West is currently on the Board of Directors for the Washington DC based Coalition Against Insurance Fraud and is a member of their Government Affairs Committee. In Tallahassee Ms. West is a volunteer Guardian ad Litem, advocating on behalf of abused, neglected or abandoned children in the court system. She also sits on the Board of Directors for Child Advocates II which supports the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program.