About jared olsen
Jared is a 4th generation Wyomingite committed to preserving our western way of life. He is a devoted husband and father. He is a small businessman who operates a business in the center of the District that is dedicated to helping our Wyoming families. Jared's children attend public school right here in our District. The future of House District 11 is Jared's future. It's his kids' future. It's our future!
Jared is proud to raise his family in the greatest state in the nation. He believes strongly in raising his children on the same Wyoming values that made him who he is today - independent, responsible, honest, and hard working.
Jared is proudly "one of us." He is an average citizen just like you. Elected, to the Wyoming State Legislature in 2016, his campaign was focused on the people of House District 11. Jared believes his job is to listen, work hard, and be your voice. This means he stands against special interests and will not allow ideology or politics to get in his way of being your voice!
When people ask Jared why he chooses to serve in the Wyoming Legislature , he always tells them the same thing - "so that my kids can inherit an even better Wyoming than the one I was born into."
Jared's top priorities in office are to work hard everyday to push back on those seeking to cripple our energy and minerals industries. At the same time, Jared will push hard to diversify our energy industry and bring new and diverse businesses to Wyoming. Jared is confident that the best is yet to come for Wyoming.
Educating future generations is important to Jared. He believes that if we give future generations a solid education, then with hard work and dedication those future generations can achieve anything! Jared is the first in his family to attend and graduate from college. His mother humbly worked as a waitress and cook while raising five children in his household. Through her, he learned the importance of family and hard work. Jared is a proud graduate of the University of Wyoming College of Law. He also received his Master's of Public Administration from the University of Wyoming. Prior to attending law and graduate school, he obtained a Bachelor's of Science in Political Science.
Jared currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Wyoming Republican Party (WYGOP). He served as the Chairman of the LCGOP from 2014-2016 and previously served as the Treasurer on the LCGOP Executive Committee. Jared was an At-Large National Delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He served as a delegate to the 2016 and 2014 State Conventions for the Wyoming Republican Party. He currently serves on the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee and the Budget & Audit Committee (term to expire in 2019).
In the Wyoming House of Representatives, Jared serves on the Joint Appropriations Committee (sets the State's Budget), Blockchain Task Force, Governor's Residence Working Group, and Wyoming Courtroom Security Commission. From 2016-2018 he served on the House Judiciary Committee.
Jared is a past member of the Council Member on the Housing and Community Development Advisory Council for the City of Cheyenne. The Advisory Council oversees the grant process that funds projects in the community for low-moderate income needs, conducts site visits and evaluations for requested projects, and makes recommendations to the City Council for funding projects.
He is a charter member of Cheyenne's newest member of the Rotary family, Cheyenne Rotary After Hours Club. The club is dedicated to serving people not just in our community, but around the world. Jared believes strongly in service. Without service, we are not a community and its our sense of community that makes us so strong here in Cheyenne.
In past years he has served on the Corporate Sponsorship Breakfast Committee of CLIMB Wyoming and has been an active guest speaker on Wyoming Civics and the the U.S. Constitution at local elementary schools in Laramie County as part of the Liberty Day program.