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What I want you to know…

I care deeply about Edmonds and am excited about the great things happening in our city.  I want to keep our projects moving forward while serving with others who know our best days are ahead.  We have challenges, and we have tremendous resources among the people who live here. I’m prepared to lead our city into the future while appreciating our past.

City Experience

I’ve lived with my family in Edmonds for over 20 years.  My wife, Margaret teaches at Chase Lake Elementary School.  Together we’ve raised four kids in the Edmonds Public Schools.  We have friends from one side of the city to the other.

Our friends and neighbors who helped me get elected in 2015 are gathering again to join my campaign for Mayor.  And there’s room for you.  Click the GET INVOLVED tab above to find out more.

Served two-terms on the Edmonds Citizen’s Transportation Advisory Committee

Developed safe walkway plans and prioritized projects to relieve traffic congestion in our city.

Served as Chair of the Edmonds Planning Board

Worked collaboratively with City Staff and Board members to recommend land use decisions for the Council.

Served  on the City Council

Helped establish a Walkway Crew to improve pedestrian safety.  Worked to increase economic activity in our city through the Arts, the Economic Development Commission and representative to the Port of Edmonds.

Career

Organizational Consultant

Provided Human Resource services for nonprofits and small businesses including career assessments and team building.  Facilitated consensus building and strategic planning workshops for teams and boards.  Focused on alignment of vision with administrative objectives.

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I’m enthusiastic about…

Our Parks

Our Public Safety Personnel

Our Amazing Downtown

Our Friendly Neighborhoods

Our Extraordinary Schools

Our Artists and their Expressions

Our Wonderful Volunteers

Our Gathering Places

Our Beaches, Views and Trees

Our Growing Cultural Diversity

Our Houses of Worship

Our Passion for the Environment

Our Dedicated Business Owners

Our Commitment to Healthy Lifestyles