Personal: Age 54 … born in Spokane … marketing representative for Spokane Pulltab and Bingo Supply Co. … retired Army colonel, served 26 years … returned to Spokane eight years ago … member, Sports, Entertainment, Arts and Convention Advisory Board … member, Limerick Island Sister City Society … former owner, Park Inn Tavern … married with three children.
Education: Master’s degree in business, Florida Institute of Technology … bachelor of arts in psychology, Gonzaga University.
Finances: Raised about $5,500 including $500 of his own money.
Issues: Downtown: Supports incentives to keep businesses downtown. Revitalization of business districts throughout city is important.
Consolidation: Strong supporter. Waste and duplication must be cut.
Public safety: Considers it the city’s most pressing issue. Says the short-term answer may be more police officers to increase visibility, long-term answer is to work with schools and churches to strengthen family values.
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