City: Medical Lake, Washington
Occupation: Police Officer
Education: Associates degree from Community College of the Air Force.
Political Experience: Previously ran for mayor.
Job Experience: Has been member of National Guard since April 2001, and has deployed six times to United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Colombia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar. Former police officer for Medical Lake Police Department currently police officer at Airway Heights Police Department.
Family: Divorced, no children.
Eight years after Medical Lake decided to disband its independent police department, Mikeal Suniga said it’s time to re-establish it. But his challenger in the race to lead the city, Shirley Maike, said the town is served well by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.