About Jenifer

  • Eden Prairie resident for 18 years
  • Married to Doug for 27 years
  • Two daughters, Erica (23) and Rachel (19)
  • 18 years of experience, both public and private sector, working to improve the tax and regulatory climate for small businesses
  • Former Chief of Staff for the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee


  • Frequent volunteer in Eden Prairie schools where her daughters have received their K-12 education (Erica graduated in 2011, Rachel graduated in 2015)
  • Former PTO President at Eden Lake Elementary
  • Past Chair of the Curriculum Advisory Committee for the Eden Prairie School District
  • Current STRIVE mentor at Eden Prairie High School
    Board Member of PROP (Eden Prairie’s food shelf and social service non-profit)
  • Active member of Prairie Lutheran Church
  • Former church council member and Sunday school teacher
  • Helped coordinate weekly fellowship meals at Prairie Lutheran Church
  • Member of the Eden Prairie Morning Rotary Club
  • Member of the Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce


  • Chair, Education Finance Committee
  • Tax Committee
  • Commerce Committee
  • Ways and Means Committee
  • House Ethics Committee