Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2018

Born Oct. 6, 1955, in Sioux City, Iowa.

Education: Graduate of Sioux City North High School, 1973; Grace University (B.A.), 1977; Western Conservative Baptist Seminary (M.A.), 1980; University of Nebraska at Omaha (MBA), 1987.

Family: Married Brenda Ann Mengel, June 17, 1978; two children: Cameron and Nicholas.

Occupation: Health care administrator

Member: board, Grace Life Bible Church.

Former member: board, Nebraska Hospital Association; board, Creighton University Medical Center; board, St. Joseph Center for Mental Health; board, Grace University; board, Prairie Health Ventures; board, UniNet Healthcare Network; board, Overland Hills Church.