Personal: Age 58 … raised in Spokane and returned here in 1978 … insurance agent and planner for Principal Mutual Life Insurance Co. … former junior high school teacher, Simi Valley Unified School District in California … member, Spokane Regional Health District Board … member, Spokane Regional Transportation Council … member, Growth Management Steering Committee … married with two grown daughters. Elected to the City Council in 1993.
Education: Bachelor of arts in history from Whitworth College … certifications in insurance underwriting and financial consulting … graduated from North Central High School.
Finances: Raised a total of $10,661 as of Thursday, including $1,000 from Spokane Firefighters Local 29.
Campaign manager: Carol Darby, owner of Darby Team Consulting.
Favorite music: Classical, opera and country-western.
Pets: Ring-necked dove, Bertie. Two dogs: an American Eskimo, Buddy; and a cockapoo, Mickey.
Favorite TV show: “Nightline.”
Car used most: A white ‘97 Mercury Sable. Recently gave up ‘83 Oldsmobile Omega with 197,000 miles.
Riskiest thing done in last year: Climbing up nearly vertical, 100-foot bank on fishing trip in North Idaho.
Favorite book: “Gone with the Wind.”
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