Bachelor in English Literature, Arizona State University, 1981. Master of Arts in Public Administration, Brigham Young University, 1986.
Manager public affairs United States West, Phoenix, 1988-1994. Member Arizona State Senate, Mesa, 1990-1994, United States Congress from 1st Arizona district, Washington, 1995-2001. Member international relations and science committees, assistant major whip.
Executive vice president Associated Public-Safety Communications Officers Worldwide, Scottsdale, Arizona, since 2001. Chairman Arizona State Republican Party, since 2006.
Board of directors Mesa United Way, since 1990, Arizona Science Museum, since 1992.
Married Nancy Huish, June, 1979. Children: Lara, Jacob, Katie, Matthew.