Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Jessica Mitchell is the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V Disability Integration Specialist. She serves as the regional authority for disability integration and coordination, ensuring that the access and functional needs of people with disabilities are included in all aspects of disaster planning, response and recovery. She has case management experience working at the St. Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources and worked in a residential setting at the St. Louis Arc. She has also served as a personal care assistant and has worked at Camp Aldersgate, a summer camp for children with functional needs. She served on the AmeriCorps St. Louis Emergency Response Team for two years, where she led operational activities on federally declared disasters. Jessica earned a BA in Psychology from Hendrix College.