• Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 16, 1952; married; 3 children, 2 grandchildren.
  • Graduate Nathan Hale High School, West Allis, Wisconsin, 1970; attended University of Wisconsin–Waukesha; B.A. in Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, 1974.
  • Co-owner of farm equipment business. Former first grade teacher.
  • Member: Markesan Chamber of Commerce (former treasurer); Waupun Chamber of Commerce; Green Lake County Farm Bureau; Waupun Memorial Hospital (board of directors, former chair); Agnesian HealthCare Enterprises LLC management committee (former secretary); volunteer, Markesan District Schools; Markesan PTA (former president); Markesan AFS Chapter (hosting coordinator, president, former host family, liaison).
  • Elected into national leadership rotation for the Council of State Governments and will serve as National Chair in 2020.
  • Former member: FEMA V Regional Advisory Council.
  • Recipient: Markesan District Education Association Friend of Education Award 1990.
  • Markesan City Council, 1987–91; mayor of Markesan, 1991–97.
  • Elected to Assembly since 2004. Leadership positions: majority caucus chair 2013, 2011.

Member of Midwestern Higher Education Commission

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