Courtney Jensen will serve as TechNet’s Executive Director for California and the Southwest effective October 29. Based in Sacramento, Courtney will oversee TechNet’s state advocacy and political activities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, and manages issue advocacy, government affairs, events, policy analysis, political fundraising, membership relations, coalition building, and media relations. Courtney joined TechNet from the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, where she served as Vice President of State Government Affairs and represented over 300 credit unions and their more than ten million members. Jensen began at the Leagues in 2014 and her responsibilities included representing credit unions before legislators, regulators, and executive branch officials in California and Nevada. Prior to that, she served as Legislative Director to California State Assemblymember Ian Calderon, focusing on banking and finance, insurance, business, education, and labor issues. She also focused on similar issues as a Legislative Aide to California State Majority Leader Charles Calderon. In addition, Jensen has served on various election campaigns for California assemblymembers and state senators. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
Executive Director, California and the Southwest (effective October 29)