Renita has lived in Burnsville for 17 years. She was born in Guyana, South America and studied Mandarin at the Beijing Language and Culture University in China. She is an Operational Risk Consultant with over 16 years of experience working in mortgage banking operations and management. Most importantly, she is the proud mom of a 13-year-old son who enjoys acting in school plays.
Renita is actively involved in local community grassroots organizing, with a focus on advocating for changes on local, state and national legislative issues. She is a moderator with Better Angels, a bipartisan citizens movement to bring red and blue Americans together. She also serves as a parent volunteer on the Finance Advisory Committee in her school district to support and engage district leaders on issues facing the schools and student success.
Renita is running for the House District 56A (Savage-Burnsville) seat during the upcoming November 6, 2018.