Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2014; re-elected 2018
Born June 5, 1956, in Imperial.
Education: Graduate of Venango High School, 1974; Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, Colo. (associate degree), 1976.
Family: Married Josie Hahn, Aug. 19, 1977; two children: Ashley and Tyler.
Occupation: Farmer, businessman.
Member: Nebraska Wheat Growers Association; Nebraska Cattlemen; Nebraska Farm Bureau; Grant Rotary Club; Venango Lions Club; Ag Builders of Nebraska; Grant Methodist Church.
Former member: Grant/Perkins County School Board, 1998-2010; Nebraska Wheat Board, 2006-14; Nebraska Ethanol Board, 1993-99; U.S. Wheat Associates (chairman, 2013-14).