This is my first political campaign.
Experience: Governmental and Community Affairs Director, Waste Connections.
34 years of experience in industrial construction and waste and recycling.
Education: Business classes in leadership, solid waste, discrimination and
retaliation, accident investigation, hazardous materials and others.
Community Service: Over my 30+ years in Vancouver, I have served as a volunteer and
board member for many local nonprofits. Organizations I am currently working
with include: YMCA, NW Assn for Blind Athletes, Veterans Therapeutic Court, and
our Kids of SW Washington. Meals on Wheels Compassion for Seniors Award 2016.
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce - Community Champion Award 2015
Statement: Vancouver has been my
home for over 30 years. I love this community and want to make it stronger for
all of us. I'm running for City Council because I believe this is an important
time for our city. We need a candidate with strong experience, who can bring
effective leadership to this seat. I am that candidate! I am a thoughtful and
well-prepared decision maker and have spent years in business and nonprofit
sectors bringing people together to solve problems.
years, I've attended council meetings in Vancouver and throughout our county. I
pay attention, do my research, and know the issues. I am familiar with the
challenges that face our entire region. My priorities are families, keeping us
safe, wise budgeting, and continuing to create an economy that welcomes
I'm supported by police officers, firefighters,
community leaders, elected officials, small business owners, neighborhood
leaders, Republicans, Democrats and those with no party preference. Please
visit my website to view the hundreds of people supporting my candidacy. I
believe this support shows I can bring people together to get things done. I
ask for your vote and would be honored to represent you on Vancouver's City