Jayme Sellen’s passion for politics serves her well in her position as Government Affairs Director with the Greater Green Bay Chamber. Jayme joined the Chamber in July 2013.
In her role, she lobbies on behalf of Chamber members at the local, state and federal levels in six areas: Transportation, Health Care, Taxation & Regulation, Economic Development, Workforce Development and Environment & Energy. When asked what she likes most about her job, Jayme says, “I love that every day I have the opportunity to learn something new and shape my community and state for the better.”
The Greater Green Bay Chamber is a membership organization made up of 1,200 diverse members who work toward a common mission of economic and workforce development for the improved quality of life in our region. Some of their programming includes Leadership Green Bay, Current Young Professionals, Brown County Teen Leadership, Youth Apprenticeship, the Golden Apple awards, a business incubator at NWTC, and Advance economic development.
Jayme received her BA in political science from St. Norbert College. She is currently working on her MBA and expects to graduate in spring 2018. Jayme has a dog named Jack. In addition to politics, she enjoys outdoor sports such as running, mountaineering, and kayaking as well as camping and spending time with her niece and nephews.
Jayme volunteers for Greater Green Bay Chamber programs and assisted with campaigns for several candidates running for local, state or federal office. She also advises the Young Professional Advisory Council, helping them reach their goals of making the community young professional friendly.
Professionally, Jayme is proud of successfully getting several pieces of legislation passed and signed into law. She also led a grassroots email campaign in support of a second bridge in De Pere, obtaining over 2,300 emails to legislators. In addition, Jayme led an effort to send 5,300 thank you emails to federal legislators for supporting the establishment of local medical residency programs for Medical College of Wisconsin students to participate in. Her personal achievements include finishing three half marathons with a fourth scheduled for May.
Jayme joined Management Women to expand her network and learn more about its members and the great things they are doing in our community. She says, “I have gained valuable information from the guest speakers, new relationships, and a better connection with our community. I am honored to be part of this amazing group with some of the most influential women in the Greater Green Bay area.”