Bob’s list of achievement start with serving as the president of Colorado Future Farmers of America upon graduating from Fort Morgan High School to serving on the Fort Morgan board of education to Morgan County Commissioner to serving as a legislator in the Colorado State House. In the state house he was a member on Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources committee as well as the Local Government committee and on the Interim Committee on Water and State Lands.
In 1995 Bob became the Executive Director of U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency in Colorado. He was recognized by then Vice President Al Gore for FSA’s field gleaning and food recovery program.
Since retiring in 2000 from the Executive Director position Bob has been active at home with his continued interest in government and politics. He enjoys working in the yard, his grandchildren and church. He is involved with the Alzheimer Association and Memory Walk as they are important to continue awareness of his disease and the possibility of an eventual cure. He also enjoys his standard poodles Millie and Lance. Bob and his wife Linda have four sons and 12 grandchildren