Family: Wife: Paula Ackerman.
Birth date: 10/09/1942
Birthplace: Pottawattamie County, IA
Home City: Carson, IA
Attended, Iowa State University
Attended, Carson Macedonia Community School.
Senator, Iowa State Senate, 2002-present
Representative, Iowa House of Representatives, 1992-2001
Pottawattomie County Board of Supervisors, 1979-1993
Carson-Macedonia School Board.
Macedonia Methodist Church.
Agriculture and Natural Resources, Member
Economic Growth, Ranking Member
Local Government, Member
Ways and Means, Member