Jamie holds a Master's Degree in Applied Science through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a specialization in Community Development. She has professional experience in customer service, research, editing, marketing, training, and technology support from her varied background working in insurance, the library field, the nonprofit sector, education, and owning her own business. She has roots in Sheridan County, but has lived in Kimball County since 2010. She covers Kimball, Banner, Scotts Bluff, Cheyenne, Morrill, Deuel, Garden, Keith, and Arthur Counties. She uses engagement to make an impact in the areas of community leadership development, people attraction/placemaking, entrepreneurship, and regional food systems.