Jamie is a long time resident of Chatham-Kent with her roots beginning in Chatham Township. She is a graduate of St. Clair College, Chatham Campus. She is also a graduate of class 12 of the Advanced Agricultural Leadership program and has for the past 14 years worked in the family John Deere business; McGrail Farm Equipment L.P. Jamie is an active participant within the agriculture and Chatham-Kent communities. Jamie has had the fortunate opportunity to sit on boards such as: John Deere Users Group of North America – President, United way Board of Directors, Community Strategic Planning Committee – past chair, Chatham- Kent Soil and Crop Improvement Association – Director and is currently sitting on the Kent Ag Development Committee – Vice-Chair and The Ridgetown Agri-Food Foundation board.
Jamie strongly believes that movements start at home. Everyone within Chatham-Kent should take some kind of action in making Chatham-Kent a prosperous and vibrant community.