City: Nine Mile Falls, WA
Education: Graduated from Reardan High School in 1980 and took classes at Spokane Community College.
Work experience: Works as business agent for Millwrights Local 96. Worked as a seasonal firefighter with the Bureau of Land Management and for the State of Alaska before coming back to Spokane and becoming a millwright apprentice.
Political experience: None
Family: Divorced. Has two children.