Rosanne Marie Plante
Owner – Second Opinion Legal Center and Mediation Services, P.L.C.
Attorney/Mediator ◊ Professor ◊ Gardener ◊ Lobbyist ◊ Pageant Titleholder
Rosanne Plante is an attorney/mediator, visiting professor of business at Morningside University, lobbyist, and enjoys gardening and antiquing in her spare time. She devotes her time and talents to numerous professional and charitable organizations. Plante is a certified Iowa Master Gardener since 2004, having been awarded 10 year and 500+ community service hours lifetime achievement awards. In the fall of 2019, she received credentials and is an Iowa certified Master Conservationist as well.
In addition, she serves as the Iowa Ambassador of Hope for the national Tiaras of Hope organization, is the legal advisor for the Miss Nationwide Foundation and Pageant, and is the former 1990 Sioux City Relays Queen, Mrs. Iowa International 2016, Ms. Worldwide United 2017, and Ms. Worldwide 2018/19. She is also a style spokesperson for Mark Defang New York. She currently holds the title Mrs. Midwest States Agriculture America 2021/22, and is a volunteer attorney for the Wild Ones – a nationwide native plants/natural landscapes charitable organization.
Rosanne is an outspoken advocate for the survivors of traumatic brain injury since her husband sustained such an injury in November of 2016. She has been her husband’s sole caregiver and support. Rosanne received a nomination from the Global Beauty Awards for 2019, in the category of “Best Story/Most Impactful” for her work on behalf of TBI survivors and their families.
Rosanne’s platform is the “Green Ambassador” program she launched during her reign as Mrs. Iowa International 2016. The mission of the Green Ambassadors is to link home gardeners with excess produce to soup kitchens and food pantries that help feed the hungry. She works extensively with the Sioux City Gospel Mission to promote the program. She has over 100 individuals and families in 5 states that contribute fresh garden produce to those in need. To date, the program has contributed over 4,000 pounds to those in need. In addition, Rosanne has expanded her platform to use gardening as a therapy for recovery and rehabilitation.
Rosanne has been married to her husband Chad for 7 years and they enjoy living on 10 beautiful acres of land in northwest Iowa. They are proud pet parents to their rescue dog, Princess Bella, who is also a therapy dog and volunteers throughout the state of Iowa at hospitals and care facilities.
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