Bachelor in Political Science and International Studies, Lycoming College, 1980. Master of Arts in American Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 1993.
Former staff assistant to representative William K. Klingaman Senior. Former adjunct instructor Penn States Schuylkill Campus. Executive board member Boys Scouts, Hawk Mountain Council.
Member Schuylkill River Heritage Corridor Task Force. State representative District 124 Pennsylvania, 1985—2009. State senate member District 29, since 2009.
Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.
The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.
Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.
Member of TIDE (board director).
Married Beth Argall; children: A. J., Elise.