City: Medical Lake, WA
Education: Graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington in 1968. Earned bachelor's degree from Eastern Washington University in Geology in 1973, masters at EWU in geology in 1979 and law degree from Gonzaga University in 1991.
Political experience: Lost race for Medical Lake City Council in 2015 with 47.5 percent of the vote.
Work experience: Worked for several different entities of the Farm Credit System either as an employee or as a independent contractor. Ended work career as Vice President for Mineral Operations.
Family: Married to Vickie Kennedy. Has Two sons and five grandchildren.