Carrie's Experience

State Involvement


  • Assistant Minority Leader
  • National Foundation for Women Legislators, National President Elect
  • Senate Committies
    • Environment
    • Economic development and Agriculture Budget Division
    • Jobs
    • Agriculture and Rural Development Policy Division
  • Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission (LPSFC), chairperson
  • Great Lake Commission
  • Great Lakes Legislative Caucus
  • Legislative Water Commission
  • Legislative Surrogacy Commission
  • Asian Carp Task Force
  • Unemployment Advisory Council

Local Involvement



  • Former Mayor, Breezy Point, 2000-2002
  • Former President of the Greater Lakes Association of Realtors and “Realtor of the Year”
  • Greater Lakes Association of Realtors Governmental Affairs Board
  • Women’s Council of Realtors “Minnesota Realtor of the Year”
  • Aitkin Chamber of Commerce
  • Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce
  • Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce


  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Lakeshore Conservation Club
  • Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
  • NRA
  • Pheasants Forever
  • Ruffed Grouse Society

Civil Liberties

  • Defender of Second Ammendment Rights
  • Co-Author of Minnesota Personal Production Act
  • Active Supporter of Military Vetrans


  • Broker/Owner, Lakes and Leisure Realty, Inc.