Resume: Republican, age 52 … graduate, University of Tampa; master’s in international relations, Troy State University; master’s in business administration, University of Idaho … business consultant … teaches public policy class at Eastern Washington University … active in Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee … Lost legislative primary race in 1994 … served 21 years in U.S. Army, retiring as lieutenant colonel … Married, three children, three grandchildren.
Finances: $12,447 total receipts, including $6,485 in loans from the candidate. Top contributors are: Parados Investments Inc., Hayden, $550; Contractors Northwest, Coeur d’Alene, $300; Will Wolff, Coeur d’Alene, $400; Hecla Mining, Coeur d’Alene, $400; Republican House Caucus Club, Boise, $400.
Why running: “I have a long history of service to my country and want to continue that by giving something back to the community.”
What will do first: Learn the mechanics of making public policy. Establish a reputation as a legislator who will listen to the concerns of all; be someone whom other officials take seriously.
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