Personal: 53 years old, raised in Pueblo, Colo. … moved to Spokane in 1974 … associate director, Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic … worked four years as Eastern Washington representative for Gov. Mike Lowry … Eastern Washington coordinator, National Abortion Rights Action League … co-chair, Spokane Community Partners … YWCA volunteer … former member, housing advisory and appeals board … married with three children.
Education: Graduated from East High School, Pueblo, Colo. … completed numerous workshops and seminars on topics such as government ethics and mediation.
Finances: Has raised $15,215 as of Thursday, including $2,000 from Washington State Council of County and City Employees and $1,000 from the Spokane Fire Fighters’ Union.
Campaign manager: Barbara Marney.
Favorite music: Blues from ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s.
Pets: A 125-pound Rhodesian Ridgeback and St. Bernard mix, Milo.
Favorite TV shows: “Friends,” “Frasier,” “News Radio,” and “Spin City.”
Car used most: Red 1991 Isuzu Trooper.
Riskiest thing done in the last year: Withdrawing application to be Gov. Gary Locke’s Eastern Washington representative to instead run for City Council.
Favorite books: “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “The Godfather,” “Floating in My Mother’s Palm,” anything by Molly Ivans.