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  • Born Berlin, Wisconsin, February 26, 1951; married.
  • Graduate Berlin High School, 1969; B.S. University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1973; Wisconsin Rural Leadership Program Group IV, 1990–92.
  • Partner in farm supply dealerships.
  • Member: NCSL Education Committee (cochair, 2012–14).
  • Former member: Waushara County Fair Board (director); Family Health/La Clinica director, 1995–99.
  • Berlin Area School Board, 1976–97 (president 1986–95).
  • Elected to Assembly 1994–2002. Elected to Senate since 2004.
  • Additional appointments, 2017: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority Board.

Member of Education Commission of the States, Educational Communications Board, State Capitol and Executive Residence Board and Women's Council

2017 Authored Proposals

(first or second author, first sponsor)

2017 Co-authored Proposals

2017 Cosponsored Proposals

2017 Authored Amendments

2017 Votes