Ward 5

Councilmember Kelsey Heck is serving her first term on the Jackson City Council after being appointed to the Fifth Ward council seat in Sept. 2018.

Heck grew up in northern Michigan and graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Sociology.  She moved to Jackson in 2015, and has lived in the Fifth Ward since 2016.

The councilmember works for America Votes, an organization that increases civic engagement and voter participation in low income and minority communities.

Heck says she is focused on serving the residents of the Fifth Ward and is committed to being assessable to all and an advocate for residents in City Hall.

Her term ends in 2021.