26 years of experience in K-12 education, experience as a business owner, serving a 4 year term as a trustee at Colorado Mesa University, a successful first term as a CU Regent,experience with the legislature, budgets and public policy have allowed me success in performing the duties of this office over the past six years
I am a life long Colorado resident. I have been married to Diane for 45 years and have four children and four grandchildren. I was born in the San Luis Valley,graduated from Battle Mountain High School and attended college in Colorado. I believe in education and in the power of education in changing lives!