Biography

Born Phillips, July 8, 1949; married; 3 children, 4 grandchildren. Graduate Phillips H.S. 1967; associate degree Taylor Co. Teachers Coll. 1969; B.S. elementary ed. UW-Stevens Point 1974. Restaurant owner. Former elementary teacher, Medford Area School Dist. Member: Farm Bureau; Dairy Promotion Com.; Dairy Breakfast Com.; Pri-Ru-Ta RC&D (pres.); Taylor Co. Safe & Stable Families; Wis. Restaurant Assn.; Natl. Fed. of Ind. Businesses; Chamber of Commerce; We Whittlesey Whizzers Snowmobile Club; Taylor Co. Local Emergency Planning Com. Former member: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Taylor Co. (pres.); Restorative Justice of Taylor Co. (pres.); Intl. Trade, Business and Economic Development Council – Tourism Com. (chp.); Price Waterways Assn.; Taylor Co. Cooperative Youth Fair; WEAC; NEA. Recipient: State Bar of Wis. Scales of Justice Award 2011-12; Wis. Forestry Council Distinguished Service Award 2008; Wis. Bear Hunters Hero Award; Wis. Builders Assn. Friend of Housing; Friend of Wis. Dairy Industry; WCCO Legislator of the Year 2004, 2003; Natl. MS Society Outstanding Volunteer Advocate 2003. Taylor Co. Tourism Council. Taylor Co. Bd. 1992-96.

Elected to Assembly since 2002. Majority Caucus Secretary 2013, 2011, 2007; Minority Caucus Secretary 2009.

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