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Term ends: December 2013
Council Position No. 1
Education:Thomas Jefferson High School, Federal Way; Bachelor’s Degrees – Business Administration & English, Seattle University, Seattle; Juris Doctor, Leflar School of Law, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Occupation:Executive Vice President, EMA, Inc. – a consulting firm improving municipal organizations and public utilities business processes; 15 years as a corporate officer, Regional Vice President and other executive positions with American Water, Inc. (and predecessor companies) – a private utility operator & environmental services firm.
Personal Information:Grew up in South Puget Sound; Pierce County resident since 1995; Live in the downtown view basin. Married to Stephanie since 1995 with two young sons, Joey & Will. Norwegian by marriage.
Community Involvement: Gig Harbor City Council 2006 – Present; Board of Directors, Harbor History Museum; Member – Chapel Hill Presbyterian; Member – Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors Chairman 1999 - 2007, Board of Directors 1993 – 2007, Environmental Coalition of Seattle & The Sound (ECOSS) ; Major Gifts Volunteer – Gig Harbor Family YMCA Capital Campaign 2006; Gig Harbor Little League Assistant Coach 2009 - Present.