Jordan Esser graduated from Western Michigan University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Minors in Business and Holistic Health. Jordan began her career in community health with the DuPage County Health Department in 2010 as a Health Promotion’s Specialist, developing and delivering free health education to schools throughout DuPage and speaking to students spanning from Kindergarten to College and adults. In 2014, Jordan took a new role at the DuPage County Health Department in Community Initiatives and is currently the Project Coordinator of the DuPage County Prevention Leadership Team (PLT), a Drug-Free Communities funded coalition. As Project Coordinator, Jordan runs a county-wide coalition working to prevent substance use and increase mental wellness among DuPage County Youth. Environmental and policy change are two main strategies the coalition is utilizing to affect substance use and abuse among youth in DuPage.
When Jordan isn’t doing prevention work, she enjoys spending time in Michigan on the lake with her husband Jason and dog Archie.