Tessa lives in Nisswa with her husband Randy and their three children. She attended The College of St. Benedict with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and completed her Master’s in Physical Therapy at The Mayo School of Health Related Sciences in Rochester, MN. Tessa enjoys being outdoors, running, cross country skiing, boating, and is a naturalist at heart. She loves time at the lake with family and friends, flower gardening, and reading. She is active in her community volunteering her time with 4-H, the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce and is a member on The Nisswa Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.