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City Council

District 4

 Nelson   Councilmember Jennifer I. Nelson
 
  Email: jinelson@capecoral.gov
   
  Lived in Cape Coral: Since 2008

  Term Expires: 2022

Legislative Executive Assistant: Connie Griglin
 239-574-0436
 
Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin

Work Experience:


Executive Director of the Captiva Shoreline Erosion Project District

Community Organizations: Lee County Sustainability Advisory Committee- SWFL Community Foundation

Future Maker Coalition member, SWFL Community Foundation
Board Member, PACE Center for Girls Lee County

Love that Dress committee member, PACE Center for Girls Lee County
Women in Business committee member, Greater Ft. Myers Chamber
Ex-Officio Board Chair, Recycle Florida Today                          
Member, Cape Coral Civic Association 

Political Experience: 2021-2022
Member - Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC)
Alternate  Member - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)
Alternate  Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Alternate Member - National League of Cities (NLC)
Member - Horizon Council

2020-2021
 
Member - Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC)
Member - Horizon Council
Alternate Member - National League of Cities (NLC)
Member - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)
Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Mayor Pro Tempore

2019-2020
Member - Golf Course Advisory Board
Member - Horizon Council 
Alternate member - National League of Cities (NLC)

2018-2019
Member - Charter School Governing Board
Member - Audit Committee
Member - Budget Review Committee (BRC)
Member - Horizon Council
Member - Selection Advisory Committee (SAC)

2017-2018
Member - Charter School Governing Board
Member - Selection Advisory Committee (SAC)
Member - Horizon Council
Member - Audit Committee

First Elected Office - District 4 Councilmember
Family: Daughter, Piper