Re-elected in March 2011, Jacque Robinson is serving her second term as member of the Pasadena City Council, District 1. First elected in 2007 at age 28, Jacque became the youngest elected female in the history of the city. Born and raised in Pasadena, Jacque is a product of the district she now...Read more
Re-elected in March 2011, Jacque Robinson is serving her second term as member of the Pasadena City Council, District 1. First elected in 2007 at age 28, Jacque became the youngest elected female in the history of the city. Born and raised in Pasadena, Jacque is a product of the district she now represents. Her policy initiatives lie in economic and business development, public safety, transportation, and youth development. Ms. Robinson has worked professionally on congressional, state, and local electoral campaigns for the California Teachers Association, Service Employees International Union, and Philadelphia AFL-CIO, and serves as a speaker and trainer on topics including civic engagement and running for office. Jacque recently started a small consulting firm and has served as adjunct faculty atPasadenaCityCollege. She is the current Chair of the Foothill Workforce Investment Board and was recently appointed as a Commissioner to the Burbank Bob Hop Airport Authority
Jacque is a graduate of now President Barack Obama’s Hopefund – Yes We Can Training Program and the Los Angeles African American Women’s Public Policy Institute. Locally, Jacque is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and serves on the advisory board for Rosemary Children’s Services, a foster care and adoption nonprofit. Nationally, she works closely with the Young Elected Officials Network and currently serves as California State Director of the National Foundation for Women Legislators. In 2011, Ms. Robinson had the honor of being selected as 1 of 3 United States fellows for the New Generation Seminar at the East-West Center studying Asia Pacific-U.S.policy and was chosen by the American Council of Young Political Leaders for international exchange to China. She is the recipient of multiple community awards and recognitions including being featured as 1 of 15 “Power Women of Pasadena” in Pasadena Magazine. A proud public school graduate, she earned her B.A. from theUniversity ofCalifornia,Berkeley and M.A. in Public Administration fromCaliforniaStateUniversity, Northridge. She is a Democrat.
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