St. Paul – Senator Mike Jungbauer announced today that he will be seeking a seat on the Anoka County Commission in the upcoming election.
Senator Jungbauer said, “I have had an exceptional experience serving in the Minnesota Legislature for the past ten years. As most people know Michele Benson is going to be running to serve our area in the Senate next year because of redistricting. I believe this is an opportunity for me to laser my attention on the immediate area in which I live, namely Anoka County.”
During the past Legislative Session Senator Jungbauer served as Vice Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Telecom Committee, as well as serving on the Senate Judicial, Capital Investment, Commerce and Consumer Protection committees.
First elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2002 Jungbauer has served was the Republican lead on the Senate Transportation Committee for many years.
“I would like to bring my knowledge, understanding, and relationships cultivated from my years in the Senate to the County Commission to help solve our transportation needs across Anoka County,” said Jungbauer.
In addition to his time in the Senate, Mike Jungbauer was first elected to Mayor of the City of East Bethel in 1998.
His professional background lies in waste-water treatment, and he is a designer of waste water treatment systems for a variety of different situations. He has worked on projects in Germany, Poland, Honduras, and the Philippines and has studied waste water treatment systems in California, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico and the Tennessee Valley. He possesses a patent in bioremediation process and is working on several patents for community and commercial waste-water systems.
Mike Jungbauer will end his third term in the Minnesota State Senate in 2012. He can be reached at 612-490-3142 or via e-mail to email@example.com
Senator, District 31