Jess Smith

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Jess Smith is a non-binary person (identifying as genderqueer), they work as a legal coordinator in a large media company’s corporate office. They also assist small businesses, non-profits, and entertainers as a content creator to help their clients’ present their best selves online. In 2018, they began doing drag as Pat McCox, whose charming personality and slick style has won the titles of Mr. Fall Fest, Mx. Queer Halifax and 2019 Performance of the Year. They have previously set on the boards of both Halifax Pride and Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project. Jess currently sits on the board of Fierté Canada Pride as Atlantic Regional Director and acted as lead of the Governance Committee while the organization underwent a governance and policy restructure.

You can find them on social media platforms as @JessHFX.