Lisa Wolf has been endorsed by the Democratic-NPL Party to run for the North Dakota Senate representing District 3.
Wolf served in the North Dakota House of Representatives from 2006 to 2010.
"I look forward to returning to Bismarck to continue fighting for issues important to the constituents in my legislative district and the state as a whole. While North Dakota's economy is growing due to the oil and gas boom, we need to make sure that we have safe railways, safe pipelines, no more radioactive filter sock and waste drill-cutting dumpsites and no more oil floating down the Missouri River," Wolf said.
Wolf attended Minot State University, where she received her bachelor's degree in business education. She has taught in the Minot Public School system for the past 12 years, spending the past nine years at Central Campus. Prior to becoming a teacher, Wolf spent 10 years working as a legal assistant for two Minot law firms.
Wolf previously served as the president of the Minot Education Association, board member of the Minot YWCA, advisory board member for the Adult Learning Center and North Dakota Education Association Board member and ambassador.
Wolf currently serves on the North Dakota United Foundation Board, Minot Public Schools Superintendent's Advisory Committee, Minot Public Schools Teacher Evaluation Committee and is vice president of the Minot Education Association.
During Wolf's first legislative term, she sponsored legislation for a teacher mentoring program, promoted teaching personal finance in high school and created the North Dakota Youth Council. She also supported legislation to fund the new State Fair grandstand, renovations to MSU's Swain Hall, property tax reduction, adequate state funding for schools and increased funding for townships, cities and counties for infrastructure and road improvements.
Wolf served on the Judiciary and Government and Veteran's Affairs committees, was elected to Legislative Management during the 2009-10 Interim and was the chairman of the Alternatives to Incarceration Interim Committee.
Also running in District 3 on the Democratic-NPL ticket are Cindy Wilhelm and Lee Snyder for the House of Representatives. District 3 includes the portion of Minot that is east of Broadway and south of the airport and also extends to east of Surrey and south of Logan.