Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2006; re-elected 2010
Born Nov. 8, 1946, in North Platte.
Education: Graduate of North Platte High School, 1965; University of Nebraska (B.S.), 1970.
Family: Married Linda, June 3, 1967; two children: Marshall and Eric.
Occupation: Secretary/treasurer, Hansen 77 Ranch, LLC.
Member: Nebraska Land Days; Messiah Lutheran Church; Mid Nebraska Community Foundation; Nebraska State Historical Foundation; Nebraska Cattlemen Education and Research Foundation.
Former member: Twin Platte NRD; Lincoln County Cattlemen; Lincoln County Republicans; Nebraska Cattleman (president).