Rev. Jessie is has been a Pagan for more than 20 years and an ordained Neopagan clergy-person since October 31st 2001.
She holds a Master's degree in Psychology, with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy, and is dedicated to improving the quality of pastoral counseling in the Pagan community. She continues to volunteer in the non-profit sector while homeschooling her children and representing her community on the local interfaith council.
She has enjoyed serving the Pagan community in many different ways over the years. She has organized Pagan Pride Day celebrations, volunteered as a hospice and prison minister, served as a Designated Faith Group Leader on two different military installations, lead several Pagan groups and churches, managed a large Pagan networking association in Southeast Arizona, and given numerous presentations on Pagan beliefs to various organizations.
She also served ADF with distinction in over a dozen leadership roles, including the position of Senior Priest before leaving the organization in 2012 to focus on becoming a foster, and eventually adoptive parent to three wonderful children. She and her husband homestead on 10 lovely acres in the Sierra foothills with their children, dogs, cats, goats, donkey, and several other an ever growing menagerie of rescue livestock.