Jessica HammondProject Manager
Jessica is the Project Manager for the Land Use Protection and Women for the Land Divisions of AFT. In addition to serving as the main point of contact and advisor for budget and operations for the LUP and WFTL Divisions, Jessica maintains oversight of workflow management procedures, tools, and systems helping shape programmatic decision-making. As part of the Project Management Team, Jessica works in continuous support of improving and streamlining operations and management strategies across the organization. Jessica hales from Washington DC and has lived and worked in many regions of the US including California’s Central Valley, the Delmarva Peninsula, and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. With a background grounded in ecology, her experience ranges from managing conservation projects in a range of scope and scale from endangered species monitoring and management, implementation of habitat restoration, to land acquisition and protection. A scientist at heart, Jessica continually experiments with developing her own line of Cherry Tomato- with limited success but abundantly enjoyed. Her less rigorous endeavors include native plant gardening, birding, and making food for people with things she has grown.