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Term ends: December 2013
Council Position No. 2
Education: Stadium High School, Tacoma; Bachelor's Degree: Swedish & History, University of Washington, Seattle; Graduate work, Stockholm's University, Stockholm, Sweden.
Occupation: President, Pilkey-Hopping & Ekberg, Inc., Insurance Brokers; 1972-present.
Professional Qualifications: Past President, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Pierce County; Past National Agent's Council representative, Commercial Union Insurance Co. and Unigard Insurance; Past Regional Council representative Aetna Insurance, United Pacific-Reliance Insurance and Safeco.
Personal Information: Pierce County native; Gig Harbor resident since 1972; Married to Marion since 1970 with two grown sons, Adam and Reid.
Community Involvement: Gig Harbor City Council 1974-1986, 1994 - present; Gig Harbor Planning Commission 1972 - 1973; Past board member and current member, Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society; Youth Coach, Peninsula Athletic Association, 1984-1995; Member, Board of Advisors, Tacoma-Pierce County YMCA, Morgan Branch, 1999-2007; Campaign Chair, Partners For Youth (Morgan Branch) 2003-2005; Chair, Gig Harbor YMCA Advisory Council 2008-present; President of the Board of Directors of Risk Management Services Agency, 2010-present.