Jason directs Libertas’ government affairs efforts with the Utah state government. Prior to joining Libertas, Jason spent 8 years as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He received bachelor’s degrees in Organizational Leadership from Drury University and Accounting from Central Methodist University. Jason worked for a semiconductor supply company for 14 years before getting elected, wearing many different hats in that time. He also spent 5 years in the US Navy, completing two deployments to the Persian Gulf aboard the USS John F. Kennedy CV-67. Jason and his wife Elane home school their five children and enjoy traveling and hiking.