Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2016

Born April 12, 1959, in Albion.

Education: Graduate of Albion High School, 1977; University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S.), 1982; University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D.), 1985.

Family: Married Joan Wells, July 5, 1986; two children: Ashley Jones and Adam Briese.

Occupation: Farmer

Member: Nebraska Cattlemen; Nebraska Farm Bureau; Central Plains Corn Growers Association; Nebraska Soybean Association; Boone County Foundation Fund Committee; Boone County Philanthropy Council.

Former member: two terms, Boone Central School Board; Boone County Farm Service Agency Committee.