• Served as President of Economic Development Boards

• Implemented the Work Force Initiative

• Secured new funding for State Fair

• Created a new working Capital Loan Program for small businesses



• Served as Board Chairman of Huron Regional Medical Center

• Assisted in the construction of the Nordby Health and Rec. Center

• Established program to assist rural communities to recruit Health Care Professionals.



• Born and raised on family farm

• Was a Regional District Bank President who headed up our state‚Äôs agricultural division

• Testified before United States Congress in support of Multi-Peril Crop Insurance



• Was a former school teacher and school board member

• Led the development of our Huron Community Campus

• Addressed English as a Second Language funding

• Voted to maintain Small-School Factor in our District