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Jean White
Colorado State Senator, District 8

Meet Jean White

Jean White is an educator, entrepreneur and the State Senator for Colorado Senate District 8 which includes Garfield, Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Rio Blanco, Grand, and Summit Counties.

Jean White has lived in Northwest Colorado for 38 years, has been to married to her husband Al for 33 years. They have two children, son, Devin 32 of Winter Park and daughter, Jenna 27 of Denver.

Jean was born and raised on a ranch in South Dakota and graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in Education and a minor in Fashion Design & Merchandising. After working as a County Extension Agent in charge of 4-H programs she taught Junior High Science and Senior High Home Economics.

Entrepreneur & Community Activist
Jean and her husband spent 25 years in the ski business as owners and operators of several full service ski shops, a bike shop, and a mountain lodge. As an active member of the business community, she served on the board of the Winter Park Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Winter Park Music Inc.

She also served on the board of Colorado Council for the Arts and is a current board member of The Barrington HOA. Recently, she has become instrumental in addressing the wild horse issue that exists in Western Colorado counties by establishing a website, participating in numerous conference calls with officials from other Western states, and contacting the Department of Interior.
Latest News

Dear friends, constituents and supporters, Over the past two weeks, I have received hundreds of emails, text messages, and phone messages from you, and want all of you to know how much your kind words of support have meant to me. Thank you for reaching out to share your thoughts and to offer me c...
Today are the primaries in Colorado. Make sure to head out to your polling place and vote Jean White for State Senator!...
For more pictures of me and my supporters getting ready for the June 26th primary, please go to my Flickr or Facebook pages....
Waving to the folks at the 115th annual Strawberry Days Festival in Glenwood Springs. For more pictures of this event, please go to my Flickr or Facebook pages....