House 2007-2012 (District 28B); House 2013-Present (District 21B)
Party when first elected: Republican
Dodge, Goodhue, Wabasha, Winona
|Date of Birth: 11/27/1964
||Date of Death:
|Birth Place: Winona, Minnesota
||Birth County: Winona
||Birth Country: United States
|Other Names: Draz
|City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Online Retail Business Co-owner, Decor and Gift Shopping/Former Agriculture Educator, University of Minnesota Extension Service
Cochrane-Fountain City High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Wisconsin, River Falls; B.S.; Agriculture, 1989
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.Ed.; Agricultural Education, also listed as an M.S.
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Divorced (1994); Laura (when first elected)
One child: Kinsey (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up on a family farm in Bluff Siding, Wisconsin.
He was a member of the Future Farmers of America.
He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate in 2006.
His father served as a county commissioner and township supervisor.
Religion provided by his 2007 campaign Web site.