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We have only five days until the election! This is an opportunity for your voice to be heard. We are very fortunate in the fact that we live in a place where we have the right to vote. Please take the time to check out my information on this site and send me a message with any questions you may have.

Monday, November 4, 2019 9:34 PM

Thank you!

Tomorrow is election day! I want to take the time to thank everyone who has supported me throughout my campaign. The Ward 5 community is truly incredible. Thank you to those who have shared their personal stories with me. I know that's not easy to do but please know, it has given me so much insight into who we are and where we are as a community. Whether you contributed financially, put signs in your yard, gave me a pep talk, or contributed in other ways it is greatly appreciated. I would also like to say thank you to my campaign team, family, and friends who worked tirelessly to get things done. You guys rock! This campaign has proved to me what I believed all along, that when you work together for a common purpose, we all do better. Now, let's get out, cast our votes, and win this election! 😃

Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:36 PM

My past work

It is difficult to get in all you would like to in a minute or two at a forum. I understand that it is hard to know what I have done when I talk about the fact that I have worked in healthcare, human services, and education. As such, I want to share with you some snippets with regards to the work I have done. Please ask questions if you want to know more. Just keep in mind, that for privacy reasons (patients, students, etc) I may not be able to answer specific questions.
I worked at Phoenix Residence direct care with adults with disabilities (3 years),also Midwest Special Services in their DAC with adults with disabilities (3 years), at Gillette Children's Hospital as a nursing assistant with children with disabilities for 8 1/2 years. I worked in education through NE Metro 916 as a paraprofessional (one year)in a program for teens who faced legal issues , East Metro Integration District for 12 1/2 years as a paraprofessional, also a program coordinator for two programs, one for extra learning like how summer school is and the other to bring kids from 10 different districts together for STEM learning and integration at the Science Museum 3 years). I also wore different hats when others were gone at our elementary school ( nurses office and building secretary). The past 4 years I have worked at a Clinic as a Laboratory Technician ( drawing blood, processing specimens etc.) It is a lot to get into within a minute or two at a forum. There is so much more to all of these positions and the work I have done in these positions. I hope this helps to at least give you an idea of the work I have done.

Friday, October 11, 2019 6:28 PM

Ward 5 Forums

So in the last two evenings I attended two City Council forums. I want to thank SAINT PAUL STRONG, SPNN, The League of Women Voters, our Community Councils, and all those who made these forums possible. I especially want to thank all of the Ward 5 residents that took time out of your evening to come out. In this evenings forum, it was tough to answer as much as you would like in one minute to each question. I want you to know that I was listening closely to the questions and understand that these are important issues to you. I am willing to meet with anyone that wishes to talk further on these issues. Together we can do better.

Monday, September 23, 2019 8:49 PM

A busy time of year

It is hard to believe how quickly the time has gone by since I announced my candidacy! I have had several opportunities to meet many people throughout ward 5 and learn what is important to each of them. I have spent many afternoons, evenings, and late nights both during the week after work, and on weekends on my campaign. It has been worth every minute of it! As we go into the last six weeks of the candidacy, things are even busier than ever. Forums, individual and group meetings, and other events are filling my calendar very quickly. Even so, I want the people of ward 5 to know that I am still listening. It may take me a bit longer to get to you if you have any questions for me but, please know I will get back to you. Early voting is in full swing, we are still door knocking, educating our neighbors, and signs are still going out. We are looking at holding a rank choice voting education event soon for those who wish to learn more about rank choice voting and how it works. I will add that to the calendar as soon as we have a definite date. Together we can made ward 5 a better place for all of us.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:14 PM

Early Voting

Early voting begins September 20, 2019. If you are unable to make it to vote in November, you have the option to vote early by mail. Just click on voting information on this site to begin the process or to recieve other voting information.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 12:00 AM

North End Free Pantry

In April 2018 I started the North End Free Pantry. This is an opportunity for our neighbors that just need a little help to get what they need for the time being. Three months ago I was interviewed by CBS New York about the Pantry. The link here is that interview. I am hoping this will inspire others to help their neighbors.

Monday, August 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Let your voice be heard

Voice your opinion to the City Council on the Mayor's proposed 2020 budget.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 8:49 PM

Candidate Forum

On August 24th I attended a non partisan candidate forum put on by the Republican Party. We talked about issues that we are currently facing in Saint Paul such as, poor roads, bike lanes, the trash referendum, and safety. The conversations were robust and a good way for residents to get to know who we are. Thank you to everyone who turned out. It was nice meeting all of you.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:07 PM

Supreme Courts decision

About a year ago, the city announced a mandatory trash plan. Organized trash may have sounded like a good idea,
but this plan had problems for many residents. Added expenses, no sharing; no opting out; difficulty suspending services; and an added fee on our property taxes are a few of the issues with the plan.
A group of people, St. Paul Trash, started a petition and was able to get over 6,000 signatures.
They presented it to the Saint Paul City Council but they ruled it was not sufficient enough to be a
Because St. Paul has a city charter, the city council and mayor have their roles defined when
it applies to the city's authority to finance and tax for public services. We are fortunate that
there is the city charter. Otherwise, we would not have been able to sue and win the right
to vote on the organized trash.
The city should have agreed to honor the petition by putting the trash ordinance on the ballot
and the residents should have been able to vote on it.
Because the city refused to honor the petition, St. Paul Trash, sued the City.
On May 30, Judge Castro ruled in favor of St. Paul Trash but the city appealed to the supreme court.
For me personally, this lawsuit has been very important. It wasn't about the concept "organized trash".
It was about the way the contract was written and the way the city refused to honor the charter's words.
It felt as though residents voices were disregarded. That is just not the way to run a city.
I, along with many others, signed the petition. Members of my campaign committee and I attended
the fundraiser at Tin Cups, and have supported the lawsuit. We discussed the lawsuit with residents while campaigning with regard to
my candidacy for Ward 5 city council. We attended meetings to learn more about how the lawsuit was progressing, came to hearings at the court house, and spoke to people at the Saint Paul DFL City Convention. I learned there were several people against the new trash, and others who felt it wasn't important enough to even discuss. It's been a little difficult to pursue conversations with people that don't see things as we do, but we kept pushing, and respect the fact that others may see things differently even though we wanted to support the lawsuit.
Today, we read with excitement, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of St. Paul Trash and the residents will be able to vote on this issue in the November 5 election.
Thank you to all of the people involved in the lawsuit, and specifically the ones who lived and breathed it so that our
residents could have a fair vote. Justice prevailed and I am so excited for these next couple of months.

Sunday, August 11, 2019 8:43 PM

Door knocking

We have been busy Door knocking and engaging with neighbors throughout the ward. I have had some great conversations with several residents. It is imperative to know what is important and what the needs are of each neighborhood. I look forward to more face to face conversations. If you are interested in helping us with outreach, we have volunteer opportunities in various areas. If you have any questions about these opportunlies or questions about issues, please leave me a message and I will get back to you.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:36 PM

Filing for Ward 5 Candidacy

It's official! Today I filed my Affidavit of Candidacy. This means I will now be on the ballot. Looking forward to November!

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:36 PM

It's Official:Saint Paul streets are worse than Minneapolis and fading

We all know the street in Saint Paul are in rough condition. In this article is the breakdown with numbers of where we are at. This must be a priority for both practical and safety reasons.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:31 PM

Families making $30,000 can not afford rent in Saint Paul or Minneapolis

At the beginning of my campaign, I expressed my concerns about the term "affordable housing" and what it actually means. As it states in this article, families with an income of $30,000 are not able to rent in either Saint Paul or Minneapolis. This means if I did not have my own home, I could not afford to rent. For many people they are paying 60 or even 70% of their income just to have a roof over their head. All it takes is one needed car repair, an emergency, etc and families can find themselves homeless.Income based housing is in short supply, and rents continue to rise leaving even more people in vulnerable situations. We have to do better.

Monday, August 5, 2019 12:00 AM

Ramsey County Sheriff Substation and Outreach

I am very excited to say that the North End now has a substation! This has been an effort by residents, business', and the Ramsey County Sheriff's office. It is located in Ward 1 at Sycamore and Rice Street. I look forward to the possibilities this will bring to our young kids and the community.

Friday, August 2, 2019 12:00 AM

Online voter registration

We have paper voter registrations available or you can register online. It is quick and easy!

Saturday, July 27, 2019 10:15 AM

100 Days!

Time has been going fast! We are only 100 days away from Election Day! I am very grateful for all of the support I have received from all of you. I am pushing full steam ahead for our community. Early (absentee) voting begins September 20th (just 54 days away). Please visit the voting information site on this web page or leave me a message here for further information.

Friday, July 26, 2019 12:29 PM

Meet and Greets

This week once again I attended two meet and greets held by neighbors in Ward 5. It has been a great opportunity to talk to residents in a more casual setting and hear their concerns as well as share my goals for all of us. We only have a few meet and greets left that are scheduled coming up. I hope you can join me at one of these events. I truly want to hear from you. We will be posting those dates soon. If any of them do not work for you, please leave me a message here on the website and we can set up a sit down outside of those dates and times.

Sunday, June 30, 2019 10:02 AM

Gun violence continues in Saint Paul

Shots fired calls have become all to common in the city of Saint Paul. This past Friday night there were two separate incidents leaving a total of 5 people injured and 2 people dead. These are not believed to be related but shows the seriousness of what continues to happen in our city. We must have leadership that is willing to take on these issues and work towards solutions. Gun violence (random) is an issue that has affected my family. I am willing to give this issue all I have for all of us.

Sunday, June 23, 2019 8:48 PM

Meet and Greets

This week I attended two meet and greets. Thanks to everyone who has held a meet and greet within the past few weeks. It is great to meet neighbors throughout the ward and talk about issues that we face as a community. I look forward to more of these opportunities throughout the summer and fall.

Monday, June 17, 2019 10:36 PM

City Convention

Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:00 PM

Safe Summer Nights

Saturday, June 8, 2019 12:00 AM

Wear Orange to End Gun Violence

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:18 PM

Historic Saint Andrews

Today the City Council voted against the Historic Saint Andrew group and in favor of demolishing a church which holds much history and culture in the Como neighborhood. It is not just a building but a place where people at one time gathered, socialized, and worshiped together. A place where wedding, baptisms, funerals, and life celebrations took place. A place such as Saint Andrews is a place we can all understand is and has been a place of community and rich culture. Buildings such as this have in many other places been turned into museums, dance and theater studio's, history centers, etc rather than being demolished. These acts of reuse have left the door open for people to return and teach their own children or grandchildren about past history with something tangible.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 3:00 PM

Grand Ol' Days

We attended Grand Ol' Days and walked in the parade today. It was a beautiful day and I was able to meet several people. Thank you Grand Avenue Business Association for putting on another great parade!

Friday, May 31, 2019 6:53 AM

Latest news about the trash

This just in .... The TRASH VERDICT IS IN! :D
Judge Castro has ruled in favor of the Plaintiff's. The city is required to:
1) Suspend the ordinance as of June 30th (you can use whatever hauler you want)
2) The ordinance will be on the ballot for a vote in the General election of November 5th - or SOONER if the city wishes.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:04 PM

Meet and Greet

Join us in the backyard at 1280 Galtier Street in Saint Paul on Friday May 31st at 6:00 pm for a chance to meet Jamie, speak with her about your concerns, and hear her stance on various issues.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 12:00 AM

Saint Paul City Council members apply pressure to temporary appointee seeking Ward 6 seat

This is where the city council is currently showing their efforts. As much as I believe he should not run since he made a pledge not to, I believe he should be allowed to continue to do his job as the Ward 6 interim until his term is up at the end of the year. He was appointed by the council. If they keep him from doing his job, Ward 6 does not have representation.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:08 PM

Saint Paul Trash Cost

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:38 PM

Yard signs and T shirts

Let us know that you will need a yard sign. Also we have a limited number of t shirts left. Hurry and get one! A $20 donation will help cover the costs. Thanks for your support!

Sunday, April 21, 2019 9:49 AM

City Wide Spring Clean-Up

Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

1280 Galtier Street Saint Paul, MN 55117

Join us in participating in the City Wide clean up. We will meet at 1280 Galtier Street at 9:00 am sharp and will have garbage bags available.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:46 PM

Rice Street Library Listening Session

Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Rice Street Library
1011 Rice St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55117

We want to hear from you!
Residents in our area of the city don’t always feel heard when it comes to actions of the city council, and Jamie wants to change that. We’ll be holding listening sessions each month all around the ward because we want to hear from you. All are welcome to come and talk with Jamie about what you like in the city, what you want to see changed, and your ideas for making life better for everyone in Ward 5.
With family, work, and other obligations, we know that it can be hard for people to make time for meetings. But we want to make it as easy as possible for your voice to be heard. For that reason we’ve structured this as an open forum instead of a traditional sit down meeting. So stop in when you can and let us know your thoughts. We hope to see you there!
Beverages and light snacks will be provided.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 11:00 AM

Listening Session North Dale Recreation Center

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM
North Dale Recreation Center

1414 St. Albans St. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55117

Join us at our first listening session. This is an opportunity for you to get to know Jamie and express the concerns you have about Ward 5.


Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:07 PM

Endorsed By Numerous Local Groups

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 AM

Property Taxes

Fiscal responsibility is an important issue to all of us. Although this article is not recent, it is a testimony of my fight for all of us when it comes to taxes. 

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