Elected Experience: Elected Commissioner for the Accrediting
Council for Continuing Education and Training, 2005-2014; Vice-Chair 2007-2009,
Other Professional Experience: Founder and President of Interface College, Spokane
Education: MA Education,
Gonzaga University; BA Communications, St. Ambrose University, Davenport Iowa
Community Service: 12 plus
years as board member/officer of the Northwest Career College Federation, and
Washington State Private School Advisory Committee. Served as chair &
member of the K-12 Education committee of the Chamber of Commerce; my business
was a 29-year member of same. Founding board member of People for Effective
Government, coached youth sports for thirteen years.
Statement: As your
representative I will hold myself to your highest standards of accountability.
I will be visible, accessible and responsive--across the district. I will
listen to constituents and work hard on the issues important to our community.
My interest is in representing you, not a party or political ideology.
I am focused on the future, including education at every level, public
safety--especially in our schools, and accessible, affordable healthcare for
everyone. I will promote solutions that help our economy grow and address
income inequality. I care about you and your family's future. I ask for your