• Born Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, October 13, 1980; married; 6 children.
  • Graduate Green Bay Southwest High School, 1999; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003; graduate certificate from University of Wisconsin-Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs.
  • Environmental consultant. Former communications and planning director.
  • Member: Wisconsin Council on Domestic Abuse; Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (board member); Council on Workforce Investment; Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River Legislative Caucus Executive Board and Nutrient Management Taskforce (chair); Small Business Regulatory Review Board (chair); National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (state lead); Family & Childcare Resources of Northeast Wisconsin (board member); Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers (board member); Van Handel Foundation for Families of Children with Special Needs (board member); Brown County Taxpayers Association; Knights of Columbus.
  • Former member: Wisconsin Small Business Environmental Council; Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board; Council on Tourism; Golden House Domestic Abuse Shelter Community Leadership Council; Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board; Wisconsin Association of Municipal and County Assistant Managers; National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals Grants Management Taskforce.
  • Recipient: Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Legislative Champion Award; Wisconsin District Attorneys' Association Legislator of the Year; VFW Wisconsin Legislator of the Year; American Legion Wisconsin Chapter Legislator of the Year; Wisconsin Electric Cooperatives Legislator of the Year; Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Legislator of the Year; Wisconsin Independent Living Network Relentless Badger for the Disabled Award; Wisconsin Counties Association Outstanding Legislator Award; Pro-Life Wisconsin Legislator of the Year; NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award; Wisconsin Family Council William Wilberforce Freedom Award; Brown County Crime Prevention Foundation Crimefighter Award; Manitowoc County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition IMPACT Recognition; Wisconsin Coalition of Virtual School Families Shining Star of Education Reform; Phillips Foundation Distinguished Young Conservative Leader of the Year; Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Legislator of the Year, Future 15 Award, and 25 People You Should Know; Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Legislator of the Year; Oral Health Partnership Children’s Health Champion; Wisconsin Towns Association Friend of Towns; Wisconsin Professional Police Association Legislator of the Year; Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association Legislator of the Year; U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform State Legislative Achievement Award.
  • Legislature: Elected to Assembly 2010–2016. Elected to Senate since 2018.

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