Party affiliation: Republican
Management Holiday Park Reality, 1969—1985. Member Wayne Township Republican Committee. Former member Pike Township Republican Party, Eagle Creek Republican Committee.
Vice-committeeman Republican Party, 1975—1976, precinct committeeman, 1976—1980. Member Marion County Board Zoning Appeals, 1980—1982. Township chairman Republican party, 1988, 1993.
Member District 48 Indiana House of Representatives, Indiana, 1986—1991, member District 92, 1991—2001. State senator District 35, since 2001. Real estate developer.
Political consultant, R.M. Young, 1980—1999. Managing partner Phoenix Development, 1983—1995.
Denomination: Church of Christ