Jen grew up in Parma, Idaho, and played basketball at Northwest Nazarene University. She graduated in 1997 with a Bachelors Degree in Community/Commercial Recreation and moved to Baker City, Oregon, and worked as a Transitional Coordinator in Special Education for 5 years at Baker High School. When her first son was born she became a stay-at-home mom and stayed home to raise her three sons for ten years.
Most recently, Jen serves as the Registrar for Baker Charter Schools. She is organized and loves entering data on spreadsheets (really!). She also loves to draw, cook good food, and spend time with her husband and boys.