House 1998-2002 (District 17A); House 2003-2008 (District 16A); House 2011-2012 (District 16A); House 2013-Present (District 15A)
Party when first elected: Republican
Benton, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
English Teacher, Princeton High School
Hillsboro High School, Hillsboro, North Dakota; Secondary;
Concordia College, Moorhead; B.A.; English
St. Thomas University; Attended Graduate School; 90 Hours of Graduate Study
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Board of Teaching;
01/12/1994 to 01/07/1997
Minnesota Statehood Sesquicentennial Commission;
2006 to 12/31/2008
One child: Carter
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She was raised in Taft, North Dakota.
She ran unsuccessfully as the Republican Party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2008 election. Her opponent, Gail Kulick Jackson, defeated her by 89 votes so an automatic recount occurred. The recount confirmed that Gail Kulick Jackson had won.
She announced she would not seek reelection in 2022.
She was Rep. Kurt Daudt's high school English teacher.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Religion provided by her 2010 campaign website.