House 2009-2010 (District 37B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Bismarck, North Dakota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Insurance Agent, Small Business Owner; President, Sterner Insurance Agency
Independent School District 196; Elementary School;
Apple Valley High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of St. Thomas; Attended College; Political Science and History
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Rosemount, Minnesota (Park and Recreation, Commissioner);
State Legislative Staff:
Minnesota House of Representatives (Intern for Representative Howard Knutson);
19?? to 19??
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
United States Senate (Intern for United States Senator Rudy Boschwitz);
198? to ?
Rosemount, Minnesota (City Council, Member);
2004 to 2008
Five children: Nathan, Jeanette, Joline, Julie, and Natalie
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Apple Valley, Minnesota around 1968. He moved to Rosemount, Minnesota in 1985.
Religion provived by the St. Paul Pioneer Press Voter's Guide, 2008.
He was the DFL endorsed candidate for Senate District 56 seat in the 2016 election but was unsuccessful. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2010 election.