Jacqueline Juffer Sumpter joined ACG in May 2018. Prior to joining the team, she was the scheduler for Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) for two years. There she handled all official and personal logistics, as well as the staff integration to the responsibilities of the Senator’s office and duties. Prior to her role for Senator Rounds in DC, Jacqueline worked in the Lincoln, Nebraska office of Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) shortly after his election.
Jacqueline was born and raised in Wagner, South Dakota; a one stop light town on a Native American reservation. She went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she earned her degree in Economics and a certificate in public policy analysis. As a Cornhusker, she was a member of Nebraska’s Big Ten Conference swim team. There she was one of Nebraska’s top performers in the backstroke events, leaving her among the best to ever compete for Nebraska in her events. She was a three-time academic All-Big Ten selection and claimed four spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She was also a three-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and captured a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2015.
In addition to being Vice President of the Nebraska Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, she was also Nebraska’s Student-Athlete Representative to the Big Ten Conference during the Power 5 conferences autonomy advancement and inclusion to give Student-Athletes a voice and a voting role (2014-2016).
She has made Washington, DC her new home with her husband Ryan and dog Rosie.