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Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins represents the second district of Kansas. After winning election for her third term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Lynn was selected by her colleagues to serve as the Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference during the 113th Congressional session. She currently serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax writing committee in the House of Representatives, and serves on both the Trade Subcommittee and Oversight Subcommittee. During her time in Congress, Lynn has developed a track record for supporting fiscally responsible public policy to promote job creation and economic growth, working to improve transparency in Congress and backing a strong national defense. She has introduced legislation to make the House more accountable to how it spends taxpayer dollars, to improve transparency in the House committee process and to prevent the House from passing major legislation during a lame duck session. She continues to oppose wasteful government spending and is working to reduce the record deficits and national debt. Lynn is a Certified Public Accountant by profession and brings nearly 20 years of experience helping individuals and small businesses manage their finances to the House of Representatives. She also served in the Kansas House and Kansas Senate and as the 37th Kansas State Treasurer. Lynn is a 2005 Rodel Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.