Born and raised on a farm in southern Twin Falls County.. Graduated CSI, Univ. of Idaho and College of Idaho. 33 years in Education, 16 years as a teacher and 17 years as a Middle School Principal. 16 years on the Twin Falls City Council serving as Mayor in 2012 and 2013. 10 years in Idaho Air and Army National Guard. Raised in a Common Sense Conservative GOP Family.