ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

• 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

 

HEALTH CARE

• 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.

 

AGRICULTURE

• 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

 

EDUCATION

• 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