City: Liberty Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from Bloomington High School in Bloomington, Illinois, in 1983. Earned a bachelor’s degree in geography from Illinois State University and holds a master’s degree in urban regional planning from Eastern Washington University.
Work experience: Has worked as a city planner for the City of Coeur d’Alene for eight years and was a planner in Bloomington. He also served in the U.S. Army for four years.
Political experience: Lost race for Liberty Lake City Council in 2021.
Family: Married to Kersten Behary. Has two children.
Only one incumbent, Phil Folyer, has lost his seat.
A Liberty Lake City Council member with almost a full term under her belt faces a challenge in the November election from a candidate with city government experience just over the Idaho border.