City: Liberty Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from Kellogg High School in 1972. Graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in business administration, operations management. Certification in Production and Inventory Management.
Work experience: Is currently semi-retired, but has recently worked as a U.S. Census Bureau enumerator and security guard for Phoenix Protective Corps in Spokane Valley. Worked as an expeditor with Haakon Industries based in Cheney from 2006 to 2007. Held mortgage origination and real estate licenses. Served in U.S. Army Reserves from 1972-1978.
Political Experience: Elected Spokane County treasurer in 2010. Republican Party Precinct Committee Officer. Ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in 2000, U.S. House in 2002 and Spokane County Commissioner in 2012 and 2018. Served as Eastern Washington coordinator for Ron Paul for President in 2008 and 2012 and Eastern Washington coordinator in Clint Didier campaign for Senate 2010.
Family: Married and has four children.
Pitch: "I have a reputation for getting things done. I was a good treasurer and think I can be a good legislator and I had experience of working with the Legislature Olympia."
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A Washington State Patrol trooper chasing a group of speeding motorcyclists on Interstate 5 rolled his car and ended up injured in a ditch Tuesday evening as two bikers returned to taunt him, a fellow trooper said.
A man accused of leading police on a chase from Spokane to Post Falls this morning was arrested in March 2008 after a similar pursuit.