Resume: 34 … bachelor’s in political science (1984), Western Washington University … King County Council member … former spokesman for King County Department of Licensing; worked for Centron Corp., a development firm; as Republican state legislator, helped write education reform law … Kent, Wash., resident … married, with two children.
Finances: $48,915 as of July 10
Why he’s running: As an education “outsider,” he’ll objectively tackle problems in the system.
What he’d do first: Invite key incoming legislators to meet and develop a plan for moving education reform ahead in January session.
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MEMO: See related story under the headline: 11 candidates fight over future of state schools
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