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Senate 2011-2012 (District 51)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Not Reported
Former Name: Mens
City of Residence (when first elected):
Spring Lake Park
Occupation (when first elected):
Teacher, Pines School/Golf Instructor
Irondale High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1982
Bethel College; B.A.; 1986
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Divorced (2000); Brian (when first elected)
Two children: Kevin and Justin (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: education, transportation, taxes.
She moved to Spring Lake Park, Minnesota around 1992.
She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate in the 2006 election.
She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2004 election.
She coached middle school, high school, and college level fastpitch, basketball, and soccer.
She was a member of New Brighton Christian Church.
Religion provided by her 2010 campaign website.
87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)
Residence: Spring Lake Park
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Occupation: Teacher, Pines School/Golf Instructor
Special Session Bills Authored: 2011 1st Sp.S. - Author
Local Government and Elections
Assistant Majority Whip
Leadership Notes: She was selected for this position in 2012.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.
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