House 2007-2012 (District 15A)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Communications and Consumer Affairs Director, Coborn's Inc., Grocery Stores/Former Radio Broadcaster, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Charles Borromeo School; Elementary School;
St. John's Preparatory School, Collegeville, Minnesota; Secondary;
College of St. Thomas; B.A.; Journalism and English, 1984
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.;
1981 to 1983
St. Cloud, Minnesota (City Council, At Large; Vice-President, 2005);
1997 to 2006
Five children: (4 sons, 1 daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up in St. Anthony Village, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Catholic Spirit, January 18, 2007, p. 10.
He won the election to House seat district 14A on November 6, 2012. He announced on January 3, 2013 that he had taken a job as director of state legislative policy with Center for Diagnostic Imaging and would be resigning his legislative seat. The legislature convened on January 8, 2013.
He ran unsuccessfully for Stearns County Commissioner in the 2018 election.