Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2016
Born Dec. 29, 1957, in Grand Island.
Education: Graduate of Hordville High School, 1976.
Family: Married Alice M. Turek, April 26, 1980; three children: Michael, Stephen and Christine.
Occupation: Power plant maintenance mechanic.
Former: Heavy equipment operator; farm hand; grain elevator employee.
Member: Knights of Columbus; eucharistic minister, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church; president/business manager, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) 1597; president, Nebraska State Utility Workers Conference; president, Central Nebraska Labor Council.