Jessica Coleman has been with Nixon & Associates nearly 8 years, and is a Vice President whose primary focus rests on Pipeline Public Awareness Programs. For many years, Jessica has been instrumental in the development of numerous vehicles to facilitate electronic communication with emergency responders, namely newsletters, and has also served as Public Awareness program Coordinator for one of the largest natural gas companies in the country. Facilitating her interest in effective outreach with emergency responders, Jessica previously conducted a widespread survey of the emergency response community, and was tasked by INGAA with writing a white paper on industry best practices of communicating with emergency responders. She also provides logistical, administrative and project management support on various client projects. Prior to joining Nixon & Associates full-time, Jessica completed two internships with Nixon & Associates in 2005 and 2006, and another internship in the summer of 2007 working for Cyera Strategies, a public affairs and community relations firm in Dallas. While at Cyera, she completed a research project looking at constituent communication strategies used by elected public officials in off-election years that resulted in a white paper identifying constituent communication best practices. Jessica holds a B.S. degree in Communication from Radford University.