Birthplace and date: Philadelphia; July 17, 1943.
Marital status: Married.
Children: Elisia, 27; Jennifer, 25.
Schools children attended: Public schools.
College: University of Pennsylvania.
Celebrity I most resemble: Danny DeVito.
Most notable characteristic or personality trait: Sense of humor.
Languages other than English spoken by you and your family: My daughters are fluent in Spanish, and I speak "Congress."
I'd love to trade places for a day with: Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp.
Nobody knows I: was a disc jockey in high school.
Best movie I've ever seen: "Citizen Kane."
Best book I've ever read: "Reagan: A Life in Letters."
Favorite subjects in high school (why): History, because it helped me form a perspective of who I am and where I come from, and math, because I enjoyed its intrinsic logic.
My study habits as a student (describe): Nonexistent.
All-time favorite TV show: "Twilight Zone."
Restaurant in my district where parents would most likely run into me: Pho Nam, Gaithersburg.
Car I drive: 2004 Cadillac CTS.
Best car I've ever had: 1965 Porsche 356c.
Person in history I would most want to meet: Teddy Roosevelt.
Most important influence in my life: My wife.
Favorite place to vacation: San Francisco.
Most interesting place I've ever visited: Israel.
Pet peeve: Political correctness.
Impression people have of me that I would most like to change: That I am just another pretty face.
Impression people have of Montgomery County schools that I would most like to change: That our system is not as good as it used to be. The fact is that Montgomery County public schools today are better than ever!