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Hi I'm Jan Brinkman

I'm a Mormon who has lived her entire adult life in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where I have worked and played.

About Me

I'm a graduate of the University of Portland where I majored in Business Administration. I have always worked in an office environment. I love learning and traveling to different parts of the world. I spent two years with my husband in Mainland China where we taught University students proper pronunciation of the English Language. At this stage in our lives, we are active in the Road Scholar Program where we travel to and learn about specific areas of the world. I enjoy exercising and taking care of my home. My hobbies are cooking, sewing, playing the piano and hiking.

Why I am a Mormon

The reasons are simple - I know the Book of Mormon is true and the doctrines contained within it allow me to draw closer to my Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I am an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where I attend Sacrament Meeting each Sunday. I feel it is important for me to fulfill all of my church assignments and do so to the best of my ability. I also attend the Portland Oregon Temple on a regular basis. Living the "Word of Wisdom" is an important part of my life and provides me with good health and a happy heart. For me religion is a 7-day a week commitment. I look for ways to assist my fellow human beings.