Trustee since 2021
Raised on a farm in Central California. He was honorably discharged from the Army,followed by education as a Physician Assistant. Practiced 15 years in Emergency Medicine in Washington, Oregon and California, Primary Care and teaching Family Medicine Residents. Gained MBA in 1990 and moved into medical administration. Instrumental in formation of Evergreen Family Medicine. Became a Senior Policy Analyst with Oregon Health Authority and Tribal Liaison until 2016, returning to Roseburg in clinic administrative capacity for Cow Creek Tribe and currently at Aviva Health.