City: Liberty Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from East Jefferson High School in Jefferson, Louisiana in 1970. Earned master’s degree in criminal justice from Boston University in 2008.
Political experience: Has served on Liberty Lake City Council for 10 years. Served as mayor pro tempore for two years. Has served on the Spokane Transit Authority Board of Directors for a year. Served on Liberty Lake Friends of the Library for a year.
Work experience: Worked as police officer for 25 years in New Orleans area. Worked as deputy contract manager for nine years.
Family: Married to Jill Langford. They have two children.
In a burgeoning city expected to reach or exceed its proposed size in the next few years, Liberty Lake City Council candidates list growing pains as their largest concern.