A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 08 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: State Representative, District 8, Position 1
Other Professional Experience: Full-time Law Enforcement 17+ years - Lieutenant Colonel Army National Guard, 22+ years military leadership experience - WA Certified Teaching Certificate 1997 - Former: Nationally Certified Paramedic, Firefighter - Licensed Minister
Education: Columbia Basin College, EMT Program - Central Washington University, Paramedic Program - Northwest University, Bachelor of Arts - Masters In Teaching, City University - U.S. Army Captain's Career Course, Honor Graduate - Firefighting Academy Graduate
Community Service: School Resource Officer for the Kiona-Benton City School District - Adjunct faculty member, Columbia Basin College - Medal of Valor Award, Pierce County Sheriff's Department - Commanding General's Award for Military Excellence
Statement: I stand for and believe in: "One nation under God," the Constitution, U.S. Sovereignty, State Sovereignty(10th Ammendment), a balanced budget, strong military, secure borders and eliminating excessive government spending. Affordable health care through minimizing government control and enabling a competitive private sector health insurance market. Excellence in education is essential; while public safety, justice and individual responsibility must remain priorities. Pursue economic growth and prosperity through innovation, flourishing agriculture, natural resource industries, efficient/balanced transportation systems and a business friendly environment.
I am a Pro-Life, Pro-Marriage, Pro-Hydro and Pro-Nuclear energy candidate who rejects "Cap & Trade."