• Born Rochester, Minnesota, January 19, 1962; 2 children.
  • Graduate Stewartville High School, 1980; B.A., Augsburg College (Minneapolis),1989. Council of State Governments: BILLD Fellow, 2012, Toll Fellow, 2014., current member of Health and Human Services Committee.
  • Full-time legislator. Former teacher of English and Citizenship to Hmong adults.
  • Member: Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus (cochair); Wisconsin Family Impact Seminar Advisors Committee; Viterbo University Board of Advisors; University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Chancellor’s Community Council; League of Women Voters of the La Crosse Area; Preservation Alliance of La Crosse; La Crosse Alliance to HEAL.
  • La Crosse County Board, 2004–12.
  • Elected to the Assembly in November 2011 special election. Reelected since 2012.

Member of Building Commission and Historical Society of Wisconsin, Board of Curators

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