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Joe Gimse
Client Services - Government Affairs

As a Minnesota State Senator from 2007 to 2012, Joe represented Senate District 13 of West Central Minnesota for two terms.  During his tenure he served in numerous leadership capacities including:  Senate Transportation Budget and Policy Committee Chairman,  Assistant Minority Leader, Capital Investment (Bonding) Committee -- Transportation Lead, Agriculture and Veterans Committee member, Transportation Finance Advisory Council (TFAC) member, and State Aviation System Planning Committee member.  

Joe has an extensive knowledge of  the entire legislative process along with experience with project funding opportunites. Joe will work together with Bollig clients and advocate on their behalf as a Registered Lobbyist.

Prior to his time as State Senator, Joe spent 12 years in residential construction and land development, 18 years in pipeline maintenance for a natural gas company, and served 4 years in the United States Army. His education includes a degree in Business and Supervisory Management from Ridgewater College.

Joe and his wife Lanae reside in Willmar and have four grown children and 5 grandchildren. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, golf, camping, and spending time with family and friends. 


Paul Brutlag
Chairman - Airport Board of Directors
Pride of the Prairie Airport (Y63)
Elbow Lake, Minnesota
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Pam Harrington
Director of Business and Finance
Willmar Public School District ISD #347
Bollig staff members have consistently exceeded my expectations in the quality of service provided.
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