Born Mayville, ND, April 29, 1961; married; 2 children. Graduate May-Port H.S. (Mayville, ND) 1979; attended Mayville St. College, North Dakota St. U.; D.V.M. Iowa St. U. 1986. Veterinarian. Member: Hudson Daybreak Rotary (fmr. pres.); Trinity Lutheran Church; Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce (fmr. pres.); Am. Veterinary Medical Assn.; Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Assn.; Minnesota Veterinary Medical Assn.; Republican Party of Wis.; Republican Party of St. Croix Co. (fmr. chm.); Republican Party of Pierce Co.; Iowa St. U. Alumni Assn.; Omega Tau Sigma. Mayor of Hudson 2008-10; Alderperson, Hudson 1996-2002; Hudson Library Bd. 1996-2002; Hudson Plan Commission 2008-10; St. Croix Business Park Bd. since 2010.
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected since 2012.