In 1968, after studying business management at Southern Colorado State University, Bob moved to Gillette, where he met his wife, Laura. Bob and Laura married a year later and began their life here. Bob owned and operated his own business, Bob’s Alignment from 1973-2001. Bob then worked for the Campbell County Joint Powers Fire Board as the Equipment Maintenance Supervisor before retiring in 2016. In addition to running a full-time business, Bob and Laura raised three daughters and a son.
Bob has lived a life committed to public service, volunteering with 4-H in a variety of capacities for 38 years. He has also served as a member of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Posse and Search and Rescue. Has been a Hunter’s Safety instructor since 1971, teaching many youths how to safely handle firearms while developing an appreciation for hunting. Bob was elected to the Campbell County Conservation District in 2012 and served until 2018 when he was elected as a Commissioner. As a Conservation District Trustee, Bob was tapped to serve on state and national conservation district boards, including the Plant Materials Board of Supervisors for the Bridger, Montana district and Vocational Tech Program Board. At the time of his election as a county commissioner, Bob was serving on eleven organizations or boards.