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I am running for the Arizona House of Representatives, representing Gilbert (Legislative District 14).

I was born in Seattle’s Rainer Beach housing projects, grew up in a working-class family, studied hard, worked hard, and was even a 3rd round draft pick by the New York Mets out of high school. Unfortunately, after my first year of college baseball, I was diagnosed with a non-cancerous brain tumor and winning that battle ended my major league dreams.

I’ve been married to my wife Barbara for 42 years, we’re blessed with three adult children and seven grandchildren. We moved to Gilbert nearly 30 years ago, back when its population was less than 50,000, and have lived in Gilbert ever since.

I earned three accredited degrees from Northwest University (B.A.), Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div), and Gordan-Conwell Theological Seminar (specialized Doctorate) and served 22 years as a senior pastoral-leader in two large churches, including the Word of Grace Church (non-denominational) in Mesa.

I taught world religions as an adjunct professor at Gilbert and Mesa Community Colleges, and have led annual tours in Israel and Turkey for several decades.

I’ve been involved in GOP efforts as a Precinct Committeeman, a State Committeeman, and as host of a political interview show on Twitter Spaces, reaching thousands of listeners.

Arizona is at a major crossroads and needs mature constitutional leadership. That is why I answered the call and agreed to run, and why I believe I can use my extensive life and leadership experiences to make a significant and positive difference in the Arizona House of Representatives.

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