Elected Experience: Currently
State Representative. Committees: Ranking member Public Safety, Education,
Judiciary and Joint Committee for Veterans Affairs/Military Operations. Co-chair
Other Professional Experience: Benton
County Sheriff's Deputy (formerly Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy). 22+ years
law enforcement. Lieutenant Colonel Army National Guard; 28+ years military
service, deployed 3 times, 20 years Army Helicopter Pilot; Licensed Minister.
Former Paramedic Firefighter, Volunteer Firefighter.
Education: Bachelors' Degree:
Behavioral Science and Biblical Studies. Masters' Degree: Teaching. Certified
teacher: 1997. Former nationally certified Paramedic, EMT. Graduated Pierce
County Fire District Firefighting Academy.
Community Service: School
Resource Officer/Sheriff's Deputy, Soldier, Legislator, Teacher, Licensed
Minister, Community Service Volunteer.
priorities include: Public Safety and an excellent education system. Protect
our constitutional rights. Strong Military, Secure Borders, U.S. and State
Sovereignty; "One Nation under God." Free Enterprise: Enable business
growth to create family wage jobs. Reduce bureaucracy and regulations that
stifle prosperity for employers and employees. Affordable energy: Pro-nuclear
energy, hydro-electric power is vital/renewable. Fiscal responsibility and
accountability. Excellent/Affordable health care/insurance: Free Market not
socialized medicine. Legal immigration: benefits to legal residents.
Our mutual goals include: prosperity, security, responsibility,
accountability, excellent education, and superior/affordable health care.
Together: we can do it!