Christopher Jensen - Council Member

Department Liaison Assignment

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)
  • Streets & Sanitation Departments
  • Transportation Commission

Biography


Council member Jensen was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho and graduated from Pocatello High School in1986. He spend much of his younger life visiting Blackfoot as both parents and grandparents were from the area.  After serving a mission for the LDS church in the Italy Catania Mission, he came home and married his wife, Ann Marie. They moved to Blackfoot in 1993 with their daughter. His wife, Ann Marie, was born and raised in Blackfoot and graduated Blackfoot High School in 1987.

After moving to Blackfoot, it wasn't long before he was asked to be a scoutmaster for the LDS church, carrying on the family tradition started with his grandfather.  While attending Idaho State University (ISU) college of Engineering, he worked at a number of local companies such as Spudnik, Mr. Mower, and Miles Heating.  He graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from ISU in 1999 and went to work for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).  After a few years of work, he became a professional engineer and has worked in that occupation for a variety of INL contractors and private firms ever since.

Councilman Jensen and his wife had 3 more children and have continued to raise their family in Blackfoot with two children graduating from Blackfoot and one from Bingham Academy.  He and his wife recently became grandparents when his daughter, who still lives in Blackfoot, had their first granddaughter.

He has served as the Council President for many years and has work with most all of the City Departments over his time on the Council.