Frank Josef Jenssen
|Governor of Trøndelag|
|Assumed office |
1 January 2018
|Deputy||Gerd Janne Kristoffersen|
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Member of the Norwegian Parliament|
1 October 2013 – 30 September 2017
|Born||11 August 1969|
|Political party||Conservative Party|
Frank Josef Jenssen (born 11 August 1969) is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. He was elected to the Parliament of Norway for Sør-Trøndelag in 2013 and in 2018, he became the first County Governor of the new Trøndelag county.
Jenssen was a local politician in Trondheim for a long time and served as political adviser to mayor Marvin Wiseth. He was State Secretary for Erna Solberg in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development from 2003 to 2005. He was the Conservative Party's candidate for mayor in Trondheim in the municipalities elections in 2003 and 2007, but the Labour Party with Rita Ottervik got the position of mayor both times.
In the 2013 Norwegian parliamentary election, he was nominated in second spot on the Sør-Trøndelag Conservative Party ballot and got elected as representative number 5 from Sør-Trøndelag. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration.
- Press release (17 October 2003) Frank Jenssen Regjeringen.no. Retrieved 8 November 2013 (in Norwegian)
- NTB (10 September 2007) Høyre-resignasjon - med et lite håp Dagbladet. Retrieved 8 November 2013 (in Norwegian)
- Karina Lein (20 February 2013) Med Frank har Erna fått sitt drømmelag fra Trondheim Byavisa. Retrieved 8 November 2013 (in Norwegian)
- Frank Jenssen på vei til Stortinget Adresseavisen. Retrieved 8 November 2013 (in Norwegian)
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