City: Liberty Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from Riddle High School in Riddle, Oregon, in 1963. He studied accounting at Spokane Community College.
Political experience: Served on the Spokane Plan Commission for five years in the 1990s. Served on the Liberty Lake Planning Commission for about a year before being elected to the Liberty Lake City Council in 2017. He stepped down from the council in early 2022.
Work experience: He served in the U.S. Navy out of high school for four years. He worked as a loan officer for Old National Bank for a few years and then ran several small businesses, including Northside RV Center and Nortelco, a long distance and pay phone company that was based in Liberty Lake. Currently mostly retired with some consulting work.
Family: Married to wife Betty Kennedy. Has two children and two grandchildren.