Born: October 24, 1945 in Muskegon
Marital Status: Married
Children: Sherri, Shannon, Ryan
Education: Graduate of Ravenna High School; attended Muskegon Community College and served apprenticeship in the United Association Muskegon, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 154, graduating as a journeyman steamfitter
Employment/Military Record: Retired business manager/ financial secretary of the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 174.
Community Activities: Member of Private Industry Council, served on the On-the-Job Training Committee, and founding member of Muskegon Economic Growth Alliance; past member of the Board of Directors of Muskegon Area First