The Center is on a roll with new staff and interns. Meet Jessica, our newest intern. She and Stacy Song have been working with Lindsey on all things policy related. Take a look at her ABC’s to learn a little more about her.
A is for Area Code: 95662
B is for Breakfast. What did you have for breakfast today? Every morning I have eggs and toast.
C is for Calling. What do you consider your calling to be? I have a strong passion for studies of political economics and public speaking.
D is for Dogs. Do you have any? Until a year ago I had a wonderful Australian Shepard named Trixie.
E is for Energy. What do you do when you need more energy? I immediately run to Starbucks for a triple grande vanilla latte.
F is for Fun. What do you like to do for fun? I enjoy kayaking and hiking in my spare time, mostly along the scenic American River.
G is for Greatest Accomplishment. What is yours? During my senior year of high school a California Supreme Court judge awarded me the title of Outstanding Speaker after our debate team won a state championship.
H is for Hometown. Where are you from? I was born in Orangevale California and still live there.
I is for Interesting: Name one interesting fact about yourself. I am fluent in French and I love ancient French poetry.
J is for Job Title. What is yours? I am an advocacy intern for the California American Lung Association.
K is for Kids. Do you have any? No I do not have kids, but maybe someday!
L is for Learning. What have you learned working at the American Lung Association thus far? The American Lung Association is more involved at a local level than most people ever realize, which is a shame considering how much this organization works to improve the lives of California’s population.
M is for Millions. What would you do if you had a million dollars? If I had a million dollars I would pay off my student loans and set up a college fund for my younger sister.
N is for Need. What is one thing you need or couldn’t live without? I definitely could not live without my bookshelf and all of the volumes on its crowded shelves.
O is for Occupation. What was your occupation before coming to the American Lung Association? Before starting this internship and for the duration of my time with the American Lung Association; I am a server at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse.
P is for Pet Peeve. What is yours? I absolutely cannot stand hearing someone crack their knuckles.
Q is for Quote. Share your favorite quote. “Ever man (or woman) has the power to say, this I am today and that I shall be tomorrow.” –Louis Lamour
R is for Right or Left? Are you a righty or a lefty? I am right handed.
S is for Siblings. Do you have any? I have one younger sister named Sabrina.
T is for Treat. What do you have/do when you want to treat yourself? When I feel like relaxing, I turn off my cell phone and my laptop and curl up with a good book.
U is for Useless. Do you have a useless talent? I am quite skilled with the art of origami.
V is for Vacation. What is the best vacation you have been on? A few years ago I went to Disneyland with one of my closest friends because her cousin works there as a Disney Princess and was able to give us free park passes.
W is for Work. What made you decide to apply for a position with the American Lung Association? My Aunt Renee also works for the American Lung Association and she emailed me regarding this position because she thought it would suit me well.
X is for X-Ray. Have you ever had one? Why? I have never had an x-ray.
Y is for Yummy. What is the yummiest food you make? I absolutely love to make roasted garlic hummus.
Z is for Zodiac. What is your sign? I am a Virgo.