Mayor Pro Tem / Councilmember Position No. 1
EDUCATION: Graduates of Chelan High School (1965), Wenatchee Valley College (1972), Western Washington University (B.S. marine biology and organic chemistry, 1974), The Evergreen State College (M.S. Environmental Policy, 1994). MILITARY: U.S. Navy (1967-1971); Radio-teletype operations; 1.5 years Okinawa; 2 years staff of the Admiral of the Western Pacific U.S. Navy operations; top secret/crypto security clearance. Vietnam Veteran. EMPLOYMENT: Environmental under-ice diving research team, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (1976-1980); aquaculture research, 10 years seaweeds, 2 years blue mussels (Puget Sound, British Columbia, South Korea, Japan, Maine: 1980-1990); real estate project development & sales (1975-2014). Retired in 2014. SIGNIFICANT PAST AFFILIATIONS: Cascade Land Conservancy/ForTerra (nationally recognized regional land trust) (1998-2013) Board of Directors, Acquisitions Chair, $5M-$10M annual budgets. CURRENT AFFILIATIONS: Chelan Senior Center (CSC): Board of Directors, Vice-Chair 2018, Chair-elect 2019. CSC ReRuns Thrift Store: pickups and deliveries; facilities manager. Friends of Lake Chelan: citizen-based wise-use public planning organization. Chelan Valley Open Space Forum: participant. Our Valley, Our Future: participant. Senior Living Initiative: steering committee and site selection committee. Watershed Planning Unit: participant. Chelan County Short Term Rentals project: participant. City of Chelan Short Term Rentals project: participant.