Personal: Age 47 … born in Spokane … mechanic for Golden Rule Brake Service … served two years in U.S. Navy … representative, Block Watch … former Boy Scout troop leader … married with five children and 12 grandchildren.
Education: Rogers High School.
Finances: Hasn’t received any donations yet, but won’t spend more than $500 during the campaign. Hand-painting his own signs.
Issues: Downtown: The core area has to be maintained to keep attracting tourism. Supports public-private partnerships.
Consolidation: Opposes it due to concerns it will cost jobs. Thinks the charter as it’s written will “cause a whole lot of confusion.”
Public Safety: Considers it the No. 1 concern. Supports community-oriented policing. Supports tougher sentencing for juveniles.
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