Jennifer was born in Monrovia, Liberia, and raised on a small family farm in rural Iowa. She is the Engagement Officer for the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. She enjoys baking, cats, and comedy podcasts. She loves living in a mid-sized city and learning about the curious workings of urban spaces, but also finding ways to ensure that every person who calls Rockford home can experience all the best that a city has to offer.
Michael was born and raised in Loves Park and Rockford, Illinois. After serving as a Youth Director at a local church for ten years, Michael pursued graduate studies in urban planning at The University of Illinois - Chicago. He graduated in December 2018, and is actively seeking positions in transportation planning with an emphasis on pedestrian and bicycle mobility.