State Agency and Legislative Liaison
Jessica Karlsruher represents TPEA by developing strategic partnerships with state agencies and promoting “what TPEA does best” to potential members. Jessica is a native Texan and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She has almost 20 years of experience providing advocacy, communications and marketing strategies, fundraising, event planning to every role she’s served. Her specialties also include grassroots management, coalition building, strategic planning, corporate social responsibility and events management. Jessica began her career at the Texas Capitol before transitioning into the association world. She left Texas in 2004 to work in Washington, DC but returned home to Austin in 2013 with her husband, David, and two children.