Born Fond du Lac, November 22, 1966; married; 4 children. Graduate Kettle Moraine Lutheran H.S. (Jackson) 1985; B.S. Elementary education Dr. Martin Luther College 1989, attended U. of Minnesota 1992. Full-time legislator. Former teacher. Member: Fond du Lac Noon Rotary; Fond du Lac County Rep. Party; Redeemer Lutheran Church, Thrivent Financial; National Rifle Association; Fond du Lac Assn. of Commerce; Leadership Fond du Lac; Young Professionals of Fond du Lac; Wis. Farm Bureau. Former member: Camp Croix; Minnesota District Lutheran Teachers’ Conf.; Wisconsin Lutheran State Teachers’ Conf.; Wisconsin Area Lutheran Educators’ Conf. Fond du Lac city council 2005-10.
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected since 2012.