STATE REPRESENTATIVE & FORMER MAJORITY LEADER JENE VICKREY
ENDORSES ADRIENNE VALLEJO FOSTER
ROELAND PARK, KS (February 27, 2020) – Adrienne Vallejo Foster, Conservative Republican candidate for Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District, has received the endorsement of State Representative Jene Vickrey.
Vickrey resides in Louisburg, KS. He first ran for office in 1992, successfully unseating the Democratic Speaker of the House. Vickrey’s election was key to flipping the Kansas House of Representatives to Republican majority. Vickrey previously served as Speaker Pro Tem and House Majority Leader. He has been a strong advocate for the pro-life movement, ensuring key pro-life legislation was passed during his time as House Majority leader.
“Adrienne Foster is energetic and genuine. She brings real life experience and deep connections to the 3rd district to this race. Adrienne will be the difference we need as she returns our voice to the U.S. Congress. She will stand tough and fight for us,” said Vickrey.
“I’m honored to have received Jene Vickrey’s support. He is a respected conservative leader and has a proven record of effective leadership in the Kansas House of Representatives. His support will be invaluable as we work to defeat Sharice Davids this November,” Foster said.
Adrienne Vallejo Foster, a second-generation Hispanic from the 3rd district, most recently served as the Region 7 Advocate for the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In this role, she worked with small business owners in the 3rd district and the broader Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska region. She worked alongside state and local government agencies, state legislators, and trade associations, to be the voice of small business and to help small businesses overcome burdensome regulations and other roadblocks.
Foster previously served as the Mayor of Roeland Park, KS. She was also the Executive Director of Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission with the Office of the Governor. Foster earned her undergraduate degree from Washburn University, where she studied Public Administration and earned her Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Foster and her husband Stephen have five children.