Party affiliation: Republican
Former member Education Committee, Taxation Committee. Vocational agricultural teacher Riggs High School, 1978—1979. Research mill operator Horton Research Center & Feedlot, 1983—1986.
Member Lyman Board Education, 1988—1993. Chairman Lyman County Republican Committee, since 1994. Member District 26 South Dakota House of Representatives, 1998—2004, member District 21, since 2007.
Denomination: Assembly of God Church