Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, CPA, was elected to the United States House of Representatives on November 4, 2008.
Prior to serving in Congress, Jenkins was elected the 37th State Treasurer of Kansas in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. Before her time as state treasurer, Jenkins served four years in the Kansas State Legislature. Jenkins has been a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for over 20 years.In Congress, Jenkins is dedicated to fiscal responsibility, limited government, and being an effective leader for Kansans. Jenkins was assigned to the House Ways & Means Committee, which is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives.
Privately, Jenkins has served as a board member of the Kansas Society of CPAs, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Excellence in Public Service Honorary Board of Governors, the Aspen Institute's Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership Program, and the American Council of Young Political Leaders. She is a graduate of Leadership Kansas and has served on the Kansas State University Accounting Department Advisory Council, the CASA Advisory Board, the Kansas Children's Service League Board of Directors, the YMCA of Topeka Metro Board, the Auburn-Washburn Public Schools Foundation Board, and the Topeka Youth for Christ Endowment Advisory Committee.