Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Sept. 14, 2018. Elected in 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.
- J.D., University of South Dakota
- M.P.A., University of South Dakota
- B.A., University of South Dakota
- Vice President, Human Resources, North Star Mutual Insurance Co.
- Attorney/consultant, Petersen Law Office
- Assistant Lyon County Attorney
- Adjunct professor, Southwest Minnesota State University
- Judicial law clerk, Fifth Judicial District
- Former member, Southwest Minnesota State University Foundation Board
- Former member, Marshall Police Advisory Board
- Volunteer, United Way of Southwest Minnesota