Sen. Jo Anna Dossett was first elected to the state Senate in 2020 to represent District 35, which includes parts of Tulsa County.
The Tulsa Democrat followed in the footsteps of her parents to become an educator after earning her bachelor’s degree from William Jewell College in Missouri. She also holds a master’s degree from Oklahoma State University. Dossett also served in the Peace Corps for two years before returning to the Tulsa area to begin her career and raise her family. She taught for 15 years in the Tulsa area.
Along with her husband, Chris, Dossett has two children.