Trade & Foreign Investment Committee Co-Chair
Manager of Government Affairs at the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA)
Jessica Alvarenga is the Manager of Government Affairs at the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA). She engages in regulatory issues, provides related testimony in front of local government bodies, and manages PMSA communications.
Before PMSA, Jessica worked for the City of Los Angeles as a Senior Representative for the Los Angeles 14th council district as the lead liaison for the rapidly developing neighborhoods of Boyle Heights and Downtown Los Angeles.
Jessica serves on the Board of Directors for the Propeller Club of LA/LB, where she Co-Chairs the advocacy committee, and the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership Legislative Action Committee. She is also an active member of the Partnership to Uplift Communities (PUC) and Posse Foundation Alumni Associations.
Jessica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Urban and Regional Studies from the University of California Los Angeles.