Party affiliation: Republican
State representative, district 23 Oregon House Republican, Salem, since 1997. Teacher music Gresham High School, 1977—1978. Associate Shetterly, Irick, Shetterly & Ozias, Dallas, since 1981.
Member Oregon Criminal Justice Commission, since 2001, Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force, since 1999. Chair Oregon Law Commission, since 1999. Member Citizens Crime Commission, since 1997.
Counsel Dallas School District. Member of Polk Lawyers Association, Oregon Bar Association, Valley Community Hospital Board (chair since 1999), Polk County Mental Health Association, Philomath Chamber of Commerce, Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce, Oregon Synod, Evange. Lutheran Church American (vice president 1994-1998), Dallas Rotary Club (president 1988-1989), Dallas Community Foundation (secretary since 1995), Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1986-1987).