Thank you for visiting my campaign website.
I want to congratulate Rep. Melissa Wintrow on her victory in the primary and general election. I know that she will serve District 19 well and I enjoyed our spirited, yet clean race we had in the primary. My hope is that someday I will have another opportunity to serve our great citizens of District 19 in the legislature. In the meantime, I will continue to serve my own community and the Democratic party. I want to thank all of the people who supported me and voted for me in this past 2014 primary election.
I have been a public servant my entire career, as an educator, researcher, and advocate for Alzheimer’s disease. Serving in public office is a privilege, not a right and I believe my experience has prepared me to fulfill the role as a legislator successfully. A sampling of this experience includes serving as a Boise School District Board Trustee, working with our current District 19 legislators, and having successfully passed a state-wide strategic plan for Alzheimer’s disease through the legislature. Most importantly, I had the honor of briefly serving as the District 19 Senator in the 2013 session by filling in termporarily for Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb. It was a tremendous experience to sit on her committees and to learn the process first hand. I hope someday I can use this experience to hit the ground running if I am afforded a chance to serve District 19 in the legislature. In addition, I have continued to remain involved in my own community by serving on the North End Neighborhood Association, the leadership counsel for the Greater Idaho chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, steering committee member for Boise Neighbor-2-Neighbor Network, and steering committee member for the Idaho Alzheimer’s Planning Group.