Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. -- Muhammad Ali
Jennifer's passion for service began at a young age. Being born and raised in Cabarrus County, she is proud to raise her family with the same values that were instilled in her at an early age and share many of the same traditions that she remembers as a child.
Serving as the District 6 representative for the Concord City Council has allowed her to channel both her love for the City and her willingness to serve others.
Jennifer has spent the last 10 years attracting visitors to the area and loves this area so much, she fashioned a business around attracting others to the County. She is the owner of AIM Tours, a specialized touring company that welcomes visitors daily. In 2012, she won the Hospitality Professional of the Year Award for Cabarrus County and dedicates her days to being an ambassador to the visitors.
In addition to being a council member, Jennifer serves on the Cabarrus County Tourism Authority Board, United Way of the Central Carolinas Board, Academic Learning Center Board, and the Laurel Park Homeowner's Association Board. Each of those positions allows her to work closely with her mission of service above self.
Jennifer was appointed by the NC League of Municipalities in Raleigh to serve as a member of the Planning & Environment Legislative Action Committee. She also serves as a voice for Cooperative Christian Ministry, volunteering for years in their food pantry and hunger relief programs. In addition to her civic volunteering, Jennifer is an advocate for the Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County and a member of the Concord Rotary Club. "I often walk in to a service opportunity with the intention of blessing someone and walk out receiving that blessing myself."
When not showcasing the area or filling her most important job as a Mom, she loves to cycle, run and enjoy any outdoor activity. Parsley is happily married and has one daughter.
"Don't live the same year 75+ times and call it a life! Make a difference!"