Jessie Brunswig

Jessie Brunswig

Title: Commissioner
Company: Fountain Hills Planning and Zoning Commission
Location: Fountain Hills, Arizona, United States

Jessie Brunswig, Commissioner at the Fountain Hills Planning and Zoning Commission, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in government and local politics.

Involved in state government affairs for the entirety of her career, Ms. Brunswig has worked nationally and overseas for a number of government officials. Prior to her retirement in 1998, she served for five years as an executive assistant for the Washington State Governor’s Office in Olympia, having previously served in a similar capacity for the Governor’s Office of Health Policy, the Legislative Office of the Department of Labor and Industries, the Washington State Department of Health and the State Board of Health. Notably, she served as the Mayor of the City of Centralia, Washington, between 1997 and 1999 and was a committee member of the campaign to elect Gary Alexander for the 20th District and Representative J. Vander Stoep for the Washington State House of Representatives. She also served in Mexico for a law firm and in South Korea as a Governor’s Friendship Force Ambassador. Civically engaged as well, she was a guarantor and board member of the Lewis County Pope’s Kids’ Club, which provides individualized care for children and young adults with medical needs. Presently, she excels as the commissioner for the Fountain Hills Planning and Zoning Commission in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Demonstrating versatility in her field, Ms. Brunswig has edited three children’s books that were written by Attorney Laura G. Bueno, whereupon proceeds from her service were donated to her adopted Mexican children for their college tuitions. Early in her career, she immigrated to the United States from American Samoa in 1949 and attended Washington State University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in social sciences. She also completed paralegal studies at Centralia College and general studies at Lower Columbia College, and in 1996, received a diploma from the Centralia Police Department’s Citizens’ Academy. To attest to her success, she was named an Outstanding Young Woman in America in 1973, Officer of the Year for the Washington Association of Legal Secretaries, and Washington State Legal Secretary of the Year by the Washington State Legal Professionals’ Association in 1990.

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