Jessica Morsell-Haye was elected to the Fort Bragg City Council in November 2018 and was sworn in on December 10, 2018. She was elected Vice Mayor on December 14, 2020. She is a member of the Community Development Committee and the Public Works and Facilities Committee. Additionally, Jessica was appointed as the City's representative on the Mendocino Solid Waste Management Authority (MendoRecycle). Jessica's term on the Council will expire in December 2022.
Jessica Morsell-Haye was raised here on the coast and returned in 2015 with her husband Mikael, who was born in Fort Bragg, to raise their children.
They purchased the Golden West Saloon with partners and have spent the last three years working to revitalize the building and business. They recently opened The Fort Bragg General Store and Jessica has created a collaborative design space, The Blue Collective, with other local designers/artists.
A textile designer by trade, Jessica continues to support her family in large part with remote work in the women's fashion industry. She studied fine art at UCSC and Academia Di Belle Arti in Bologna, Italy. Jessica also studied visual communications at FIDM in Los Angeles.
Jessica has two children, Caspar and Magnolia.
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