MADD SWFL MOMENT: MEET JESSICA SANCHEZ, VICTIM SERVICES SPECIALIST

Q: What’s one of your favorite things to do when you’re not working at MADD?

Jessica: “Spending time with my friends and shopping.”

 

Q: Any favorite food?

Jessica: “Thai food”

 

Q: Do you have any specific goals when it comes to working with MADD?

Jessica: “To be genuine with the client and let them know they’re not alone.”

 

Q: Are there any movies or TV shows you love?

Jessica: “I like movies. I like psychological thrillers like Split.”

 

Q: What makes you passionate about MADD?

Jessica: “The cause, to really be there when someone’s at their lowest. Losing someone you love is sad, like the end of your life.”

 

Q: Do you think there’s anything you can do to stop drunk driving?

Jessica: “I wish, but no I think its just creating awareness. Just like people know guns or drugs are bad people are just going to gravitate to certain things.”

 

Q: What made you interested in working with MADD?

Jessica: “I had a legal background and also a counseling background so the position kind of incorporates everything together”

 

Q: A lot of people don’t take drugged driving seriously. Do you have any ideas in raising awareness for drugged driving?

Jessica: “Soon there’s going to be distilleries and bars and the only thing I can think of is that people should take some sort of course before they are able to go into them almost like victim impact panel.”