House 2003-2004 (District 30A); Senate 2011-2012 (District 30); Senate 2013-Present (District 26)
Party when first elected: Republican
Drake University, Iowa; B.E.; Special EducationUniversity of Minnesota; M.E.; Education, Teacher Leadership; Reading Specialist Certification
Three children: (at least 1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: education, jobs, health care, commerce, higher education, taxes.She moved to Rochester, Minnesota in 1983.She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2004 and 2006 elections.She is a member of Autumn Ridge Church, a nondenominational Christian church, in Rochester, Minnesota.Religion provided by Carla J. Nelson.
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