Fourth generation Colorado resident having lived in House District 17 for the past 35 years, grew up in the Denver Metro area attending public schools in Jefferson County now city of Lakewood. Attended Red Rocks community college, certified by the Colorado Department of Health in water/wastewater certifications and working 36 years in utility field. Retired from Colorado Springs utilities after the 25 years of service.
Active Republican party member has served as HD 17 Republican Chairman. Staunch supporter of the US Constitution, free market advocate, and Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Lifelong member of the NRA (Golden Eagles)and the American water workers Association. I have worked on many campaigns both for elected officials and ballot initiatives. Main hobbies and interests include American/world history, political science and sociology, avid shooter and firearm collector.