Ashley Lehnert is a life-long resident of House District 61. A teacher at Turpin Public Schools, she and her husband, John Lehnert, own an agriculture business, Okie Ag Chemical. Together they have two children, Riley and Jaxon, who also attend Turpin Public Schools. Ashley’s parents are Jack, and the late Mary Ann Morris of Balko, OK. Her parents were farmers and ranchers until their retirement. Mary Ann was also a public school teacher. Ashley’s inlaws are Stan and Karen Lehnert, who were also public school teachers in District 61, and Stan is currently the pastor of a small church in District 61. Ashley graduated from Balko Public Schools in 1998 and Oklahoma Panhandle State University in 2002. Ashley also holds a masters degree in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Ashley understands the needs of rural Oklahoma. Fighting for family values, the rural way of life, and moving this district forward to a brighter future are all top priorities for her. Education recently took Ashley to the state Capitol. She is a passionate educator and a fierce advocate for her students and will be a passionate and fierce advocate for ALL citizens in Northwest Oklahoma and the panhandle.