November 24 - Jessica Vallandingham is "Member of the Month" for December. Jessica was taking pre-college tests at the College of Southern Maryland where she witnessed an accident. With no EMS training, she was unable to help. That is why she joined MVRS in 2005. After Jessica obtained EMT certification she went on to become a Paramedic. Like many squad members, she considers the squad her family.
Jessica has held the position of Chief for the past two years. She has served as 2nd Lieutenant, was Historian, Morale Committee head and served on many other committees.
Jessica's other interests include deer and goose hunting and fishing. She also enjoys old cars and racing at MIR Midnight Madness. She has worked as a contract specialist for 6 years purchasing parts for F/A-18's.