House 1995-2002 (District 33B); House 2003 (District 32B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Police Officer, Minneapolis
University of Minnesota; B.A.; Criminal Justice
Hamline University; M.A.; Public Administration
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minneapolis, Minnesota (Police Department, Sergeant);
1986 to 19??
Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson, Chair);
1991 to 01/1995
Minnesota Department of Public Safety (Commissioner);
01/30/2003 to 04/16/2004
Hennepin County, Minnesota (Sheriff);
01/2007 to 2???
Two children: Ryan (son), Jennifer (daughter, born while he was in office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He resigned, before Senate confirmation, from his position as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in April 2004.
Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.