Jess Peter | Interim Executive Director, Midwest Region

Office: St. Louis, Missouri

Hometown:

Jasper, Indiana

School:

DePauw University

Proudest momenty in my career

Completing a year of service on my AmeriCorps Emergency Response Team.

Book on your nightstand:

“The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss

Favorite movie/favorite current movie:

“A League of Their Own”

Favorite sports team:

US Women’s Soccer Team

Guilty pleasure:

Baking cookies for someone just so I can eat the cookie dough.

Item on your bucket list:

To hike the John Muir Trail.

Song that describes you:

“Central Time” – Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three

Who would you dine with (dead or alive):

I’m having a dinner party with Bayard Rustin, Audre Lorde, and Frida Kahlo.