Jessica worked as a leader of camp retreats at Discovery Ministries near Emminence, MO, prior to 2000. She came to CEM to serve a 2-year internship in 2000 and was CEM's Women's Ministry House leader from 2003 to 2006. She began working as the Food Service Director for CEM in 2005, and has continued in that position to the present. Jessica is a certified Food Safety Manager. In addition to her Food Service responsibilities, she also helps lead the CEM wilderness trips, and is Wilderness First Responder certified.