Born O’Neill, NE, June 20, 1953; married; 3 children. Graduate Kimball Co. H.S. (Kimball, NE) 1971; B.S. medical technology U. of Nebraska 1975. Full-time legislator. Former medical technologist. Volunteer, Health Net of Rock Co. Member: League of Women Voters; Friends of Rotary Gardens. Former member: Mercy Health Systems Volunteers (pres.); Rock Futbol Soccer League (founding bd. mbr.); PTO Bd.; PTA Bd. Janesville School Board 2000-09.
Elected to Assembly 2012; reelected 2014.