Kimberly served as a Democratic State Representative in the 63rd Montana Legislature and is the current House District 99 Representative. Her work focused on improving the lives of Montanans, making our communities safer, and improving our economy. The Legislative Achievements page describes some of Kimberly's accomplishments during her first session. Kimberly received the 2013 New Leaders Council 40 Under 40 Award for Political Leadership. Prior to becoming a legislator, Kimberly was involved with legislation that made our communities safer - working to
include sexual assault and stalking as crimes recognized in the interstate
enforcement of protective orders and to expand the law related to sexual intercourse without consent so that the law provides more protection for victims.
from public school in Frenchtown, Montana.
She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from
Montana State University, her law degree from the University of Montana School
of Law, and her Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health.
Kimberly is committed to improving our communities through her professional and volunteer work. Her knowledge of issues impacting public health and its intersection with individual health and legal issues is unparalleled in the state legislature. Kimberly is one of Montana's leading scholars on issues affecting children's rights, protection of children, and how public health is affected by child abuse. She is the only Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist, certified by the National Association of Council for Children, in the history of the Montana Legislature.
Kimberly's community involvement exemplifies her efforts to improve our community. Kimberly is a founding member of the
Missoula Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Team. She is the founder and Director of the Montana Anti-Trafficking Project. Her work protecting children includes her service on the child welfare protection DN Committee. She works to improve the legal system in Montana through serving on the Montana Supreme Court Court Assessment Program Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Western Montana Bar Association, Montana State Bar, and American Immigration Law Association. She also serves as a board
member for the Children's Center, the WMR Community Ministry Board (St.
Patrick Hospital Board), and the University of Montana's President's
Paid for by Friends of Kimberly Dudik, P.O. Box 16712, Missoula, MT 59808, Cliff Larsen Treasurer
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