House 1995-2008 (District 42B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Chaska High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1983St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota; B.A.; Mathematics, 1987
Four children: Cassie, Briana, Tayler, and Liesl (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up in Chanhassen, Minnesota.He was a member of Victory Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1999-2000 and a newspaper article.