Jennifer A. Nassour is an attorney and political advisor living in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Nassour campaigned to represent District 8 on the Boston City Council in 2019, advancing through a preliminary election to the runoff election in November. Prior to running for public office, Nassour served as the Chief Executive Officer of ReflectUS, a nonpartisan coalition of the nation's leading women's representation organizations. She is also the founder of the Pocketbook Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to electing more women in Massachusetts and the Northeast. Nassour has served as an attorney for nearly two decades, and was elected chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party in 2009 and 2011.
Since her time at the state party, Nassour has refocused on bi-partisan efforts, engaging in constructive debates as an analyst on numerous Boston-area news programs. Nassour currently serves on the board at the non-partisan think tank MassINC, the board of the Esplanade Association, the advisory board of the University of Massachusetts Women into Leadership program, the National Board of Fair Vote, and as a vice president of The Union Club of Boston’s Board of Governors. Previously, Nassour served on the boards of MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Suffolk University, Bridgewater State University, the Dorchester YMCA, and the Massachusetts Public Health Council.
Nassour earned her juris doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in 2000. She also holds a master’s degree in political science from C.W. Post University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stony Brook University.