Elected Experience: 2010-Present, Elected Washington State Representative - 42nd Legislative District; Ranking Member, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee; Appropriations Committee; Environment Committee; House Republican Member Apointee: State Building Code Council; Capital Projects Advisory Review Board; Water Resource Mitigation Taskforce; Joint Legislative Taskforce on Water Supply
Other Professional Experience: Owner/General Contractor – Dutchman Construction; Trade Delegation to Cambodia and Taiwan; Member: Lynden Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Business Club, Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism, Washington Farm Bureau
Education: Lynden Christian High School; Bellingham Technical College - AAS, Electronics Technologies
Community Service: Serving our community in Olympia has been the greatest honor. I look forward to continuing to serve you!
Statement: I am honored to have served the last eight years as your Representative in Whatcom County. I have worked hard to provide effective leadership and understand the needs and values we all share. I have fought to protect your property rights, strengthen our local businesses and communities, and have been an outspoken advocate for agricultural. I have supported legislation to reduce burdensome regulations, provide increased economic opportunities, and protect victims of sexual violence. I will continue, with your support, to be a leader who prioritizes the needs of Whatcom County and ensures that your voice is heard in Olympia.