Dr. Jess Garcia

Dr. Jess Garcia

Rochester (MN) School Board Director, MN

Dr. Jess Garcia is running for Minnesota’s Rochester Public School Board because she cares about teachers, students, staff, and community members in her district.

Carrying a number of minority identities, being a union worker for the state, and receiving her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with concentrations in Forensic Psychology and Latino Mental Health, makes her uniquely positioned to aid Rochester Public Schools in addressing issues facing the district. Dr. Garcia‘s experience translates to a strong ability to support increasing mental health access in schools, promoting diversity and equity throughout the education experience, and improving physical and cyber security capabilities within the district.