Washoe County Senatorial District No. 2

Born:  July 25, 1956; Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  University of Nevada, Reno, Business Administration.
  Michelle, Jason, Angelise. Foster child:  Dennis Bartee.
Hobbies/Special Interests:
  Sports, reading.
Legislative Service:  Nevada Senate, 1995-99--three regular sessions; Assistant Majority Whip, 1997-99.

Affiliations:  Founder and Pastor, Center of Hope Christian Fellowship; Steering Committee, GRACE Project; American Council of Young Political Leaders; Washoe County Republican Central Committee; Board of Directors, Teen Challenge; Advisory Board, March of Dimes; Advisory Board, Crisis Pregnancy Center (Carson City).

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Past Member, Reno Citizens Policy Planning Advisory Commission. Coach, youth sports:  Sparks Pop Warner Football, 1988-94; Young Men’s Christian Association Youth Basketball, 1992. Adjutant, State Bishop’s Cabinet, COGIC; Member, Platform Committee, Washoe County Republican Central Committee, 1994; Outstanding Service Award, Families of Murder Victims and Stop DUI, 1995; Chairman, National Panel on Welfare Reform, American Legislative Exchange Council, 1996; Member, delegation to Israel, American Council of Young Political Leaders, 1996; Recipient, "Frederick Douglass Award," National Black Republican Roundtable, Nevada Chapter, 1996; Trainee, Washoe County Chaplaincy Ride-Along Program; Sparks Chamber of Commerce; Sparks Rotary; Black Professional Men’s Association.