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As an American who wants the best for his Family, Country, and Community, I am concerned about the direction of our County, State, and Nation.

Being a history buff for years, a member of our military, and an involved citizen, my love for our country is the driving force to protect our freedoms, and Rights as our forefathers envisioned for all Americans.

Family & Community

I was brought up in a single-parent household in a small town in Dewitt Michigan. With both grandparents who served in WWII, an uncle in Vietnam, and my mother being an officer in our local fire department and a locally elected county official, patriotism and respect were instilled in our family at a young age.


As a sophomore in high school, I was a member of the Sea Cadets and in July of 1987, I joined the United States Navy where I served this country for 20+ years. My career took me around the world and I served in multiple theaters from the first Gulf War to modern-day Afghanistan to counter-narcotics operations in South and Central America.


My wife and I met in high school and together we have 3 sons and 3 grandsons. 26 years ago the navy brought us to Whidbey island and we fell in love with the area and have been here ever since. We have a small farm in Island County where we raise farm animals from cows to chickens. We enjoy gardening, boating, fishing, hiking, and exploring the great Pacific Northwest.

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We have all seen the chaos in Washington DC. The disastrous effects of Woke politically correct cities and counties here in WA state. The seemingly unfettered homeless crises, the ignoring of mental health issues, the high cost of limited housing, the disaster that is our medical system here in Island County, ETC 

As citizens of the greatest country on earth, my utmost goal is to uphold the Constitution that our brave forefathers founded and fought for. No other country has such a document and our Bill of Rights is the envy of all other nations. Having traveled extensively, I have seen this first hand. I don't just say I will fight for my country, as a navy veteran, I volunteered to do so. I will continue that fight in Island County. Our nation's policies must follow the Constitution, reflect smaller government and the freedoms we hold dear. We will restart that process here at the local county level and build upon it!

Education and Training

Education: Skagit Valley College, Institute of Technology Associates Degree. Skagit Valley College, Computer Information Systems, Courses to facilitate the acquisition of COMP TIA A+ and Security + certifications, Embry Riddle, and Central TX College Courses of interest in aeronautics computers and business management. 


Professional Training:  Certified Comp TIA A+, Certified FCC ARRL Technician, Certified PC PRO, Certified ABYC electrician both AC and DC, Qualified NMEA electronics installer, EPA Certified HVAC type 1, Certified Gasoline Engine Tech, Certified Diesel Engine Tech, Certified Marine Systems Tech, Certified Marine Master Technician, 74 Meter Aerostat (PTDS/UAV) operators School, Fiber Optics, Ground Control Systems/computer diagnostics repair and maintenance, Kestrel/WAS operations and product development. Courses in Public Speaking, Course Development, Expert training, and train the trainer, Goal setting, Business leadership, Time management, and other corporate/business leadership courses


US Navy: Aviation organizational maintenance, Air Craft All Systems Expert, Air Crew, Naval Aviation Physiology, Aviation Water Survival, Survival training pressurized parachute equipped aircraft, SERE (Survive, Evade, Resist and Escape), Small and Practical Weapons, Use of Deadly Force, Flight Engineer, P-3 All Systems expert, C-9 Transportation Safety Specialist, C-9 C-20 C-40A LoadMaster, Military code of conduct, etc.

Other Skills and Training:

  • Cross-Functional Leadership and Team Building

  • Administrative and General Management  

  • Regulatory Compliance and Standards

  • Employee Relations and Management

  • Continuous Process Improvements


2020 Elected Chairman of the Island County Republican Party 

Elected as a presidential elector for Washington State Republicans

2020 Ran for congress in Washingtons 2nd Cd

Received 148,000 votes in a predominantly Democrat district. Tying the most votes any republican has received in this district. 

2015 - Present: LB&B (Valiant, DRG, Cubic Global Defense)

Simulator  Computer Operator/Technician E/A-18G and P8 Poseidon Simulators    ​

2013 -  2015: Logos Technologies NAVAIR 4.5X SOCOM

Afghanistan Country Manager/Site Lead/Systems Technician/senior ISR Analyst 

2012 - 2013: Lockheed Martin

Senior Field Engineer technician/UAV Operator 

2010 - 2012: Boeing Air Craft Company/Intrepid Learning Solutions

Aircraft Test Technician/Instructor 787 Dreamliner techniques.

1998 - 2010 Investment Advisors International/World Financial Group

Active money manager, Investment advisor, Principal/Manager

2006 - 2009 Best Care Adult Family Homes

President, Served on Board of Directors, Chief Financial Officer

1987-1998 United States Navy 1998 - 2007 Navy Reserves

Flight engineer, aircraft all systems expert, Instructor. 

Areas of Operation: North/South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim.