Party affiliation: Democrat
Sales & marketing member Glassman Corporation. City commissioner Hays, Kansas, 1990—1996. Member Ellis County Economic Development Committee, 1993—1994.
Secretary Ellis Co Democratic Party, 1994—1996. Member District 111 Kansas House of Representatives, since 1997, minority whip, since 2003, member education committee, veterans, military and homeland security committee, aging and long term care committee, legislation budget committee.