Jessi Acuña joins Texas 2036 from Austin City Council where she was the communications director for the District 2 office. Prior to City Hall, she relocated to Austin from her hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada where she most recently worked as a public information officer at the Regional Flood Control District.
Prior to government, Jessi worked as a magazine editor and freelance writer while managing a youth volleyball club. She also volunteered with the U.S. Peace Corps in the Philippines. Jessi resides in East Austin and can be found paddle boarding, searching for new restaurants and exploring the city’s breweries.