Education: Graduated from Central Valley High School in 1988. Studied machining at Spokane Community College and took some liberal arts classes from Spokane Falls Community College.
Political experience: First run for office.
Work experience: Worked as a metal fabricator for Fabtech for nine years, then for the Idaho Department of Transportation in Coeur d’Alene. He has worked as a locomotive engineer with BNSF Railway for the last 18 years.
Family: Married to Nicole Collier. Has two children.
Two members of the community have stepped up to try to fill a vacant seat on the Reardan-Edwall School District board after incumbent Jeff Anderson announced he would not run again.