Jackie Wesson is presently serving her third term as City Councillor, District 2, Place 2, and also serves as Mayor Pro Tem, having been elected initially in 2012. Jackie is the Fire Department Committee Chairperson and additionally serves as a member on the Police Department Committee and on the Health, Human Resources, and Sanitation Committee.
Jackie is an attorney and practices law with her husband, attorney Jon Wesson, at their office in Warrior. In addition, Jackie is a professor of law and has taught at the Birmingham School of Law since 2005. Prior to entering the practice of law, Jackie worked as a Registered Nurse, primarily on the cardiac unit at Princeton Hospital and in the Emergency Room at Callahan Eye Foundation.
Jon and Jackie have been married for just over thirty years, having wed at the home of her parents, Bill and Rena Hudson (now deceased). Jon and Jackie bought the Warrior home Jackie was raised in, a home built by her father. They raised their two children who are now adults in the same home where Jackie grew up.
Jon and Jackie enjoy canoeing and walks in the woods. They have a number of rescue animals and serve as fosters for cats and dogs for local rescues. Jackie’s favorite hobby is beekeeping.