Montana State Senate

(R) District 7



Jennifer has successfully spearheaded numerous pieces of legislation and served as a community leader on a variety of civic projects. Her experiences include sound budgeting, economic development strategies, environmental issues, public works projects, charitable volunteer work, & real world business practices.


It is Jennifer's nature to be inclusive and work constructively with people from diverse backgrounds, without prejudice.


When Jennifer makes a commitment, she keeps it. She has endless energy, a strong work ethic, learns fast, and has donated thousands of hours of civic service to her communities.



CAREER: Plenty of blue collar and white collar experience...


•20 years - Successful Business Owner: Consulting, Design, Construction Mgt, General Contractor - specializing in community enhancement, landscape development, recreation planning, and rural revitalization projects. Her company never left a bill unpaid, a job undone, or had a claim filed against it. (1992-present)


•7 years - Parks & Public Works Administration: Roads, parks, natural resources, recreation, & public involvement programs. When Jennifer worked in public service, she knew who she worked for & why. So listening to, interacting with, and serving the public faithfully was instinctively her top priority. (1988-94)



COLLEGE EDUCATION: 5 years, 3 degrees, with honors…


•BS Bachelor of Science -- Magna Cum Laude academic honors

Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO 1989-90

•AAS Associate in Arts & Sciences – 4.0 GPA/straight A’s

Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA 1987-88

•AAS Associate in Applied Science – President’s Medal top graduate

Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA 1986-87





•Montana State Senator - District 7, 2012-present

•Vice Chair - Montana Republican Party, 2013-present

•President - Montana Women in Republican Leadership, 2013-present

•Chair - Legislative Council on River Governance, Council of State Government 2013-present

•Chair - State of Montana Environmental Quality Council SJ 15 Federal Land Study Working Group 2013-present

•Student Senator - Wenatchee Valley College, 1986-88



CIVIC SERVICE: A big heart for little communities…

•Project Leader - Thompson Falls Beautification Days, 2004-12

•Chair - Fort Thompson Playground & Historical Park, 2010-2013

•President - Sanders County Historical Society, 2011-2013

•Chair - David Thompson Days Community Celebration, 2008-present

•Vice President - Thompson Falls Community Development Association, 2011-present

•U.S. David Thompson Bicentennial Partnership - Indian Education Workshop Planning Committee, 2010-11

•Member - Clark Fork Valley Elks Lodge, 2010-present

•Children's Activities Leader - Huckleberry Festival, 2011-12

•Wildlife Habitat Restoration - Mule Deer Foundation, Central Washington Chapter, 1999-2002

•Take Pride in America - Conservation Education & Arbor Day Tree Distribution Coordinator, NCW Chapter, 1990-1998



A proven civic leader, Jennifer truly cares about people and fully commits herself to doing the best job possible in every endeavor she undertakes.

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