Jaylene Westfall, Community Vice President

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

-Maya Angelou

 

Jaylene Westfall joined the Junior League of Long Beach in 2014 after meeting several JLLB members at community meetings and professional trainings in Long Beach. She realized that she wanted to be part of this organization that focused on the professional development of women as well as providing opportunities for volunteering in her community. She enjoys the camaraderie, support and mentorship that she has found with the other members of JLLB and looks forward every year to challenging herself to learn skills. Jaylene received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Cal State Long Beach and started her career working on a crisis hotline providing support to survivors of sexual assault.  For over 20 years she has worked as an advocate for individuals and families experiencing trauma including victims of domestic violence, veterans and families experiencing homelessness. In her spare time she enjoys wine tasting, travel and watching movies.