Jessie Oerter was born in Bakersfield, CA and moved to several states before her family settled in Dubois in 1994. Growing up in Dubois, Jessie played volleyball all through school and was a volunteer EMT. After graduating high school in 2006, Jessie moved to Riverton to attend the nursing program at CWC while working in the ER. After a career path change, Jessie spent the next 8 years working as an accounts receivable and payroll clerk for a local business. During that time, she became a certified warranty administrator and began attending WGU as an accounting major.
Jessie and her husband, Royden, own land along the river bottom and enjoy spending time at home, raising their 3 boys. Other hobbies include fishing, traveling and being outdoors.