Jennifer Roberts has been a common-sense, independent voice for North Carolina families on the Mecklenburg County Commission during the last 8 years. She has a proven record of reaching across the aisle, uniting behind a common goal and working to solve the problems that face the region in partnership with businesses, community leaders and families.
Jennifer has served on numerous boards and commissions for our region, including:
Centralina Council of Governments
Charlotte Regional Partnership
Girl Scouts Hornets Nest
Governor’s Crime Commission
Governor’s Local Government Advisory Council
Mayor’s International Cabinet
NC Association of County Commissioners
PTA Board of Smith Academy
Shelter for Battered Women
Women’s Commission Advisory Board
Currently Running For
U.S. House of Representatives
State: North Carolina
Current Office: Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners
State: North Carolina - Mecklenburg County
District: At Large Commissioner
Charlotte Business Journal Diversity in Business Award
Latin American Coalition Champion Award
Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Award
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Morehead Scholar, Summa Cum Laude
University of North Carolina–Volleyball Team Captain*Jim Tatum Award
Degrees from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and
The University of Toronto.
East Mecklenburg High School, Valedictorian
Charlotte News Female Athlete of the Year
Charlotte YWCA Woman Athlete of the Year.
Southwestern 4-A Conference Most Valuable player in basketball.
All-conference in volleyball and track. First female to win the Phil Hughston Award.