Elected Experience: As your elected State Representative, I serve on the House Environment Committee, Capital Budget Committee and Appropriations Committee. I’m a passionate leader in empowering our communities and reforming the way Olympia works with our citizens and local governments.
Other Professional Experience: From 1987 to present, I co-manage a 3rd generation wheat farm. I previously served as an agricultural educator in the Peace Corps in Ubon Thailand.
Education: Bachelor of Science - Plant Science, Crop Management, University of Idaho, 1983.
Community Service: I have championed causes important to Eastern Washington including "Save Our Dams", “Freedom to Farm” and defending our rural values.
Statement: Leadership with results. As your elected State Representative, I have focused on economic development and building infrastructure that will expand opportunities for families, farms, and communities. I passed legislation that will develop broadband fiber in areas with poor access to high speed internet. I worked to secure water for our towns and farms, found resources to repair and improve railroads, helped improve highway safety, and enhance school security.
With principle driven leadership, and talent for seeking creative solutions, I create tools that help expand and promote economic opportunities so citizens in Eastern Washington can live successful lives in freedom.