Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Jeanne Poppe is your representative for Minnesota House of Representatives 27B. Jeanne cares about her district and would like to hear your thoughts and concerns.

Jeanne Poppe

REPRESENTATIVE JEANNE POPPE District 27B; Elected 2004; born July 6, 1957, Houston, MN; home 900 4th St NW Austin, MN; education Houston High School, Diploma 1975; University of Wisconsin – River Falls, B.A. 1980; Winona State University, M.S. 1985.


Work Experience

College Counselor, Riverland Community College since 1999; Admissions Director, Riverland Community College 1995 – 1999; Women’s Center Director, MN Riverland Technical College 1992 – 1995; Career Counselor, Private Industry Council 1989 – 1992; Senior Citizens Paralegal, Southern MN Regional Legal Services 1984 – 1989.


Community Involvement

Austin City Council, member 2nd Ward, 1994 – 2002; Austin Human Rights commission member, 2002 – 2004; Austin Area Foundation trustee, 2003 – 2009.



Higher education funding and policy matters, rural economic development including bio-science and agriculture, civic and community engagement.


Effective Leadership and Legislative Action

Representative Jeanne Poppe is well respected by other MN Representatives, and as a result resides on these many committees:

Ag Policy – Chair; Environment; Natural Resources and Agricultural Finances; Higher Ed Policy and finance and Ways and Means..

Representative Jeanne Poppe recently authored several Bills.  For more information, please see Representative Jeanne Poppe’s Minnesota House of Representatives webpage.

Prepared and Paid for by The Poppe for the People Committee