Jessica Brown is an Environmental Program Manager at the Port of Seattle responsible for integrating sustainability and equity into maritime and economic development capital projects and operations. In this role she works to increase transparency around how sustainability and equity investment decisions are made, collaborating with many stakeholders, balancing competing priorities, and using data to make thoughtful recommendations that improve environmental and societal outcomes. Dedicated to lifelong learning, Jessica recently earned her Master of Sustainable Transportation degree from the University of Washington, and achieved Student of the Year in 2022. She has over 15 years of experience focused on environmental stewardship and she is passionate about addressing regional sustainability and equity challenges through education, planning, program development, and policy improvements. In her spare time Jessica enjoys playing board games with her family, trail running, and exploring nature with her dog Cokie and partner Jonathan.