Xema Jacobson

Xema Jacobson

Vice Chair

Xema Jacobson, a native San Diegan and graduate of San Diego State University, brings over 30 years of government policy, legislative and labor relations experience to the San Diego Convention Center Board of Directors. She is the President of Trilogy PR Group, a firm that consults with businesses and organizations within San Diego County. Prior to joining Trilogy Group, Xema managed a successful city council campaign and served as Chief of Staff for a member of the San Diego City Council. She has worked over 20 years with the building trades unions in San Diego County and served as the Business Manager of the San Diego County Building Trades Council. In 2003, Xema became a member of the Executive Committee of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. She was appointed by then-Governor Gray Davis to serve a four-year term. Her extensive labor background includes negotiations, contract administration and compliance with government contracting and bond issues. She was the Building Trades Administrator for the construction of Petco Park and the San Onofre Nuclear Station. Xema is the Past Chair of the South County Economic Development Council and has also served on the Board of the United Way of San Diego and its Finance Committee, the San Diego Food Bank Board, the Holiday Bowl Committee and was a founding member of the Stan Foster Construction Tech Academy at Kearny High School Advisory Committee.

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