At 24, Jocelyn is a rising public servant. She currently serves as Legislative Director/Chief of Staff for Maryland State Delegate Elizabeth Proctor (D-27A), a first-term legislator on the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, representing District 27A, a large, diverse district located in Charles and Prince George’s Counties. She also serves as an adjunct professor of government at Bowie State University.
Jocelyn has also worked for other leading Maryland political leaders and some of the nation’s top Democrats, in both legislative and communications capacities: U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Secretary and mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and MD State Senator Katherine Klausmeier (D-8). In 2016, she was heavily involved with the presidential election, working under the leadership of former DNC Secretary Rawlings-Blake in the Office of the Secretary at the DNC Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
In September 2017, as a result of her commitment and service to the Democratic Party and the Prince George’s County community, Jocelyn was appointed to the Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee as the Central Committeewoman for MD District 23B. Jocelyn proactively works to ensure the election of Democrats to public office, and works to make the world a better place daily. She hopes work on criminal justice reform.
Jocelyn attained her bachelor’s in political science and international studies from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She is a proud member of the illustrious Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.