Meet Our Board of Directors

About the Foundation

Jacki DeFazio


Jacki DeFazio is a distinguished individual who has built a fulfilling life rooted in education, family, and a dedicated career. She graduated from Roosevelt Wilson High School in Nutter Fort, where she laid the foundation for her future achievements. Continuing her pursuit of knowledge, Jacki attended West Virginia University, further enriching her educational journey.

Currently residing in Bridgeport, Jacki is happily married and cherishes the joys and responsibilities that come with being a parent. She is blessed with three children who bring immense happiness and fulfillment to her life.

Having dedicated several years of her professional life to public service, Jacki retired in 2013 from the USDA’s Farm Service Agency as a Program Specialist. Throughout her tenure, she played a crucial role in supporting and implementing programs that benefited farmers and agricultural communities.

In her retirement, Jacki continues to appreciate the serenity and community spirit that Bridgeport offers. She values spending quality time with her loved ones, pursuing personal interests, and engaging in activities that bring her joy and fulfillment. Jacki’s life journey is a testament to her commitment to personal growth, family, and service to others.