Born Clintonville, December 4, 1958; married; 1 daughter and 1 son. Graduate Shawano High School; attended McGill University; B.A. UW-Madison 1981.
Former legislator and insurance agent, Member: Marinette County Republican Party; Wis. Federation of Republican Women; Harmony Sportsmen's Club; American Legion Auxiliary; Wis. Trust for Historic Preservation; Peshtigo Women's Club. Elected state treasurer 1990. Established State Treasurer's Advisory Council and State Treasurer's Annual Conference for Local and County Clerks/Treasurers. Member: State Board of Commissioners of Public Lands; State Board of Canvassers; State Depository Selection Board; Insurance Security Fund (board of directors); State of Wis. Investment Board (treasurer); Wisconsin Retirement Fund (treasurer); National Association of State Treasurers (member of its Long-range Planning and Unclaimed Property committees); Heritage Tourism Advisory Council; Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation (trustee) 1993; Governor's Commission on Dental Care (chp. 1992-93); Council on State-Local Relations 1993. Elected to Assembly 1982-1988. Minority Caucus Vice-Chairperson 1989-90.more » « less