Jennifer Montgomery

Placer County Supervisor

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Jennifer Montgomery has served as a Placer County Supervisor since 2008. Raised in Redwood City and Palo Alto, Montgomery earned her bachelor’s degree from Mills College and then studied horticulture at Sierra College. For the past two-plus decades, she and her husband have been residents of Donner Summit, where she has previously held jobs at Sierra Business Council and Sugar Bowl, and for eight years ran her own business. She has also been a volunteer firefighter.

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