Jessica Hench

Greater Portland Council of Government (GPCOG)
Title: Resilience & Sustainability Program Associate
Phone: (207) 956-2068
Jess Hench

Jessica helps organize and execute a myriad of projects aimed to bring equitable resiliency to the region. Her current work includes organizing the Maine Clean Communities program, the expansion of broadband connectivity in the region, and the Greater Portland Resiliency Exchange.


She has worked on climate-oriented projects overseas in Cyprus and has participated in policy change organizations like the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She has recently completed a masters certificate of Climate Resiliency from Antioch University to add to her bachelor’s degree in the Human Dimensions of Climate Change.


Jessica is a graduate of the University of Maine, where she studied the Human Dimensions of Climate Change. 



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