Wendy is a third-generation Billings resident and a graduate of MSU-B with a degree in Education and extensive post graduate studies in public administration. She retired as the Director of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry after 36 years with the agency. Her responsibilities included the administration of labor exchange programs such as state Apprenticeship, oversight and operation of federal and state job training programs, Jobs for Montana Graduates, Job Service centers; Unemployment Insurance, Building codes, business and occupational licensing boards, Human Rights, Wage and Hour and Worker’s Comp regulations. She is currently active in the MT-WYO Girl Scout Council and her P.E.O. chapter’s scholarship grants, Biblical studies and serving on the Board of her Home Owner’s Association.