Republican Senator from Wyoming
Enzi was born on February 1, 1944 in Bremerton, Washington. He received an accounting degree from George Washington University in 1966. He then went on to the University of Denver where he earned a Master's Degree in Retail Marketing in 1968. Enzi is also a Rapport Leadership Institute Master Grad, class of November 1997.
He married Diana Buckley in 1969, they started their own business NZ Shoes in their hometown of Gillette, Wyoming. They also have two daughters, Amy and Emily, and a son Brad. He was elected to two four year terms as Mayor of Gillette beginning in 1975. From 1976-1979 he served on the Department of Interior Coal Advisory Committee. He was a State Representative (1987-1991) and a State Senator (1991-1996).
Enzi was in the Wyoming Air National Guard (1967-1973), president of the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (1980-1982), a member of the Energy Council Executive Committee (1989-1993, 1994-1996), a commissioner of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (1995-1996) and served on the Education Commission of the States (1989-1993). He was on the founding board of directors of First Wyoming Bank of Gillette (1978-1988) and his was an employee of a small business, Dunbar Well Service (1985-1997), where he worked as accounting manager and computer programmer. He was a director of the Black Hills Corporation (1992-1996), a New York Stock Exchange Company.
He is an elder in the Presbyterian Church and taught the high school Sunday school class for more than 10 years. Enzi's became an Eagle Scout. He is an avid hunter, fly fisherman, bicyclist, and reader. He now co-chairs the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus. He and his son Brad built their own canoe as a family project.
His website and contact info is at www.senate.gov/~enzi