I have been a resident of the Brainerd / Baxter area for 20 years along with my wife of 26 years Kirsten. We have 2 daughters, Kate who graduated from ISD 181 and Deb who has coached in the district, along with our grandchildren attending school in the district. I also have two sons Matt who currently lives in KY where he works as a paid firefighter and David.
I am currently tenured faculty and program director in the Minnesota State College and University system.
I possess a Bachelors of Science from Minot State University and a Master’s in Teaching from Bemidji State.
I am currently finishing my Doctorate in Educational Leadership at MSUM.
42 years in public safety
10 years law enforcement in Texas & ND as a police officer and a drug enforcement agent
12 years working as a paid firefighter/paramedic
20 years in EMS working in every capacity from a flight paramedic, EMS manager to currently teaching
I will bring common sense to our school board.