Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2016
Born Nov. 21, 1949, in Scottsbluff. Graduate of Bayard High School, 1968; Nebraska Western Junior College (associate degree), 1971.
Family: Married Cathy Jean Pfeiffer, Nov. 26, 1971; three children: Craig, Philip and Nicholas; nine grandchildren.
Member: Morrill County Board of Commissioners; Nebraska Farm Bureau; Community Bible Church.
Former member: board, Panhandle Co-op; board, Stateline Bean Co-op; executive board, Nebraska Co-op Council; Farmland Industries; executive board, Nebraska Association of County Officials (president/chairman); Bayard Public Schools Board; District 73 Rural Morrill County School Board.
Honors and awards: Honorary State FFA Degree, 1992 and 1996.