Jaime was born in Kirksville, Missouri and raised in Springfield, NJ. She has lived in Summit with her husband and two daughters since 2014. During her time in Summit, Jaime has demonstrated a deep commitment to her community through extensive civic engagement and volunteerism.
Jaime was appointed to Summit’s Zoning Board of Adjustment in 2020 where she continues to serve. Jaime is currently Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Reeves Reed Arboretum and is also the Chair of their Accessibility Committee. She is currently leading a large project at the Arboretum aimed at improving the accessibility of the grounds for those with mobility differences. Jaime was elected to the Summit Municipal Democratic Committee in 2019, where she continues to serve. She is also the current Secretary of the Board of Trustees at the Beacon Hill Club.
Jaime, a physician, is board-certified in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), and Brain Injury Medicine. Her residency was in PM&R, where she trained to care for people with disabilities. She then pursued a fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine where she narrowed her focus to treating survivors of Brain Injury, from concussion to severe traumatic brain injury. As Medical Director of an inpatient unit, she led a large cohort of team members and patients through the most severe phases of the COVID19 pandemic. She decided in 2021 to pause from practicing medicine and dedicate more time to her family and community.
Jaime is a graduate of Duke University where she was a member of the Varsity Women’s Track and Field Team. She is also a tennis enthusiast who plays on several local teams year-round.