Born Oceanside, CA, December 11, 1961; married; 6 children. B.A. UW-Green Bay 1986. Full-time legislator. Former manufacturing computer hardware and software salesman, business long-distance salesman. Former real estate salesman. Former member: Optimists; Rotary; Telecommunications Specialists of Wisconsin. Town of Ledgeview chairman 1993-97. Elected to Assembly 1994-2006; elected to Senate 2010. Majority Caucus Chairperson 2013. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Insurance and Housing (chp., also 2011); Jt. Survey Com. on Tax Exemptions (co-chp.); Financial Institutions and Rural Issues (vice chp., also 2011); Elections and Urban Affairs; Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications. 2011 —State and Federal Relations and Information Technology (vice chp.); Transportation and Elections. Back to the full file.