Elected Experience: 16 years as Columbia County Prosecuting Attorney; 3 years as 16th District State Representative
Other Professional Experience: Member of Washington State Bar Association since 1974; Member of Eastern Washington Federal Bar Association
Education: Washington State University-B.A. in Business; Gonzaga University Law School-J.D.
Community Service: Dayton Kiwanis Club-Past President, Dayton Chamber of Commerce-Past President, Past Chairman of Economic Development Committee, First Christian Church Board of Trustees, Co-founder of Dayton Young Life, Start Dayton/Columbia County Foundation
Statement: Born in Walla Walla; raised on a wheat, cattle, and hay farm in Whitman County; after graduating from WSU served as a U.S. Army officer; after graduating from Gonzaga University Law School have practice general law in Dayton Washington for past 37years.
Elected to State Legislature in 2009. Currently serve on Education Appropriation, Judiciary, Environment, and Technology/Energy/and Communication Committees. Strongly favor a balanced sustainable budget. Also working on a viable energy policy for the state.