A candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4
City: Ferndale, Washington
Education: Graduated from Hudson Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington, in 1969. Received a bachelor’s degree in science education from Washington State University in 1974 and a master’s degree in education and child development from the University of Washington in 2007.
Political Experience: Ran to represent the 5th Legislative District in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Ran for the Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction in 2016.
Work Experience: Spent 20 years teaching courses in problem solving and conflict resolution at Bellevue College. Owned an outdoor store called Wilderness Sports in Bellevue.
Family: Married to Elizabeth Hanson. Has two children.