MPA (Fellows), 2020
Senior Program Manager, Capitol Region Council of Governments
Jessica Muirhead is currently the Senior Program Manager at the Capitol Region Council of Governments. She worked in higher education administration for the past 10 years. Her last position was as an academic department administrator at the University of Connecticut, where she managed the business operations of the Department of History. In 2015, she was awarded the inaugural UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Staff Excellence Award. Prior to beginning the MPA program, Jessica attended UConn as an undergraduate, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and worked for Brown University’s Department of Geological Sciences in Student Affairs.
Jessica resides in Manchester, CT, with her husband and two daughters, and enjoys weight lifting, sewing, and reading in her spare time. She aspires to work in higher education student program management and international education in the future.