Biography

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.