Birth: February 2, 1950, Elkader. Parents: Donald and Dorleen. Education: B.A. in English, University of Northern Iowa (highest honors). Profession and Activities: Served in Afghanistan as U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer. Member: Cedar Falls Rotary Club, Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Association, Habitat for Humanity, Ethics Advisory Board of University of Northern Iowa. Term: Second.