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Our Future

Our Responsibility
Whether serving as the PTA President of West Kearns Elementary or practic- ing her occupation as a Para-Educator at South Kearns Elementary, Karen was involved with the hands on issues of educating our children. Her votes as your Senator reflect total support for our students and teachers.
Karen has authored and passed significant education legislation to enhance opportunities for students.

Leadership

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A voice of Leadership

Proven year over year
Karen’s position in Senate leadership provides her with a seat on the power- ful Executive Appropriations Committee, the committee drafting the State’s budget. As a member of this committee Karen has a large voice for our West Side and she has:

  • Secured funding for a connecting tunnel in Taylorsville
  • Received funding to help Kearns build their Veterans Memorial
  • Assisted in prioritizing important road projects such as 5400 South, Mountain View Corridor, and Bangerter Highway Improvements

Results

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Karen gets results

and won't stand for less
Karen’s idea of creating the Women in Motion Conference, partnering with West Valley City brings various organizations, educational tools, and commu- nity activities to one place at one time. This conference provides women with information and contacts they use on a daily basis.

In addition to her regular legislative committee assignments, Karen is sought out and appointed to serve on a number of important State committees. This committee work has a great impact on the State of Utah, our economy and on our lives.

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Karen Up Close and Personal

image_4A life-long resident of Salt Lake’s West Side

Graduating from Granger High and continuing her education at Stevens Henager Business College. Working togeth- er with her late husband Ed, Karen serves as an advocate for all West Side residents. Karen is the proud mother of Paul (Jana) Mayne, and Jamie (Trever) Jennings and six grandchildren.

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