Monday, October 6, 2008

House District 99: Betsy Hands

AGE: 38
OCCUPATION: Executive Director of homeWORD, a non-profit community housing organization
HOMETOWN: She was born in Australia and has lived in seven or eight places throughout her life, but says she considers Missoula, Mont., home.
FAMILY: Single
EDUCATION: B.A. in social science with a focus on sustainable development, University of Michigan; MA in environmental studies, University of Montana
POLITICAL OR PUBLIC SERVICE: Peace Corps Volunteer 1996-1998, Montana House of Representatives 2007-present

Hands: Environment, energy are priorities


When Democrat Betsy Hands and her former Republican challenger for House District 99, Jedediah Cox, met at a television interview, he dressed up in a suit. She wore a Hawaiian shirt and hand-shaped earrings, unintentionally alluding to her last name. -MORE-

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