City: Medical Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated Hillsboro High School in Oregon. Earned a doctorate in social research at Omega Graduate School.
Work experience: Pastor at Medical Lake Community Church. Served in U.S. Army and was honorably discharged.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Married to Teresa Hudson. Has three children.
Campaign finance: Did not accept campaign donations this election.
In the aftermath of two wildfires that leveled hundreds of homes and displaced dozens of families, those elected to the Medical Lake School Board in November will face challenges surrounding student enrollment and support.
Incumbent Ron Cooper and first-time candidate Nick Hawkins are running in the primary election for seat 4.