Treasurer, Cass County, N.D.
Number of years involved in NACo: 22
Years in public service: 28
Occupation: Cass County treasurer
Education: Business college
Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner are: My dad, my mother and Ronald Reagan.
A dream I have is to: Leave the country a better place than when I was first elected in 1990.
You’d be surprised to learn that I: Was a pretty good athlete.
The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done is: Run for president of the Fargo Jaycees Women.
My favorite way to relax is to: Read and enjoy my time at my place at the resort.
I’m most proud of: Starting a Cass County Youth Commission 14 years ago to teach high school students about local government.
Every morning I read: The Fargo Forum.
My favorite movie is: Doctor Zhivago.
My favorite meal is: Italian food.
My pet peeve is: People who are always late to meetings or events.
My motto is: “Service to humanity is the best work of life.”
My favorite music is: Music from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s.
My favorite U.S. president is: Ronald Reagan.
My county is a member of NACo because: We understand the benefits of NACo and the great service they do, not only for education, but also for all the different services that can help counties.Hero 1