Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2010; re-elected 2014

Born April 4, 1951, in Columbus.

Education: Graduate of Humphrey St. Francis, 1969; Platte College (associate degree), 1971; Fort Hays State College (B.S., summa cum laude), 1973; Georgetown University (J.D.), 1976.

Family: Married Michele Gasse, June 26, 1976; two children: Nicole and Kristen.

Occupation: Attorney; president, Community Lottery Systems, Inc.; vice-president, Community Internet Systems, Inc.

Former: Platte County Attorney

Member: Nebraska Bar Association; Florida Bar Association.