"Your dedication, generosity, and energy throughout the campaign set a strong foundation of clear thinking and public service in our community....."
I am proud to announce that I was recently appointed by Governor Newsom to serve as Deputy Secretary for Forest Resources Management at California’s Natural Resources Agency. I am working with incredible public servants and I’m part of a collaborative community, focused on arresting the cycle of catastrophic wildfires ravaging California.
Looking back on the 2018 election, I realized that although we didn’t win a seat in Congress, we succeeded in our deeper mission -- serving California.
Together, we elevated the idea that the long-term solution to catastrophic wildfire included opportunities to create rural jobs, expand economic innovation, restore watersheds, and promote carbon sequestration. The fact that a good environment can promote a good economy was rarely mentioned in Sierra communities. Now it’s the opening line. I am honored to have the opportunity to help make this vision a reality.
Thinking back on the underlying goals that propelled me to run for Congress, I realized that we accomplished them:
- I wanted to flip the House so Congress could serve as a constitutional check on the executive branch;
- I wanted to elect more women; and
- While there were plenty of issues that I was eager to champion in Congress, I wanted to lead efforts on forest health and wildfire solutions.
My current role may actually have a bigger impact on mitigating catastrophic wildfires than I would have had in Congress.
I wouldn’t have had this opportunity to serve without your support. Your dedication, generosity, and energy throughout the campaign set a strong foundation of clear thinking and public service in our community that we will continue build upon for decades to come.
It was an honor to campaign with you and it is an honor to continue to serve you in my new role.
Thank you again,
Paid for by Jessica Morse for Congress, a grassroots campaign.
Jessica Morse for Congress
1079 Sunrise Ave
Ste B 275
Roseville CA 95661 United States