- Born Washington, DC, September 20, 1957; married; 3 children.
- Graduate Ballard High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1975; B.S. Ohio State University, 1979; D.V.M. Ohio State University, 1983.
- Large animal veterinarian.
- Member: Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church; Wisconsin Veterinary Medicine Association; American Veterinary Medicine Association.
- Sturgeon Bay Board of Education, 2000–14.
- Elected to Assembly since 2014.