Bachelor of Business Administration, University Missouri, St. Louis. Graduate, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers NECA Electrical Industry Training Center.
He was reelected in 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000. He served as the powerful chairman of the Budget Committee from 2000 to 2002. In 2004, he was elected to the Missouri State Senate.
Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment
Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Joint Committee on Capital Improvements and Leases Oversight
Joint Committee on Gaming and Wagering
Joint Committee on Legislative Research
Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Joint Committee on Government Accountability
Missouri State Employees" Retirement System Board.
Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1992. Member of North County Labor Legislature Club, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No 1 Union, Spanish Lakes & St. Ferdinand Democratic.
Married Lisa Ann, 1990. Children: Patrick Timothy, Megan.