City: Newman Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from Greenford High School in 1968. Attended Lakeshore Technical Institute for dairy herdsmanship.
Work experience: U.S. Air Force Traffic Control, Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Specialist, among other positions, including assistant manager for traffic management and operations, also owner of a Wisconsin dairy farm.
Political experience: First run for office.
The manager of a hardware store is facing a former Federal Aviation Administration worker in the race for a seat on the fire commission serving Newman Lake.