Occupation: Sr. Claims Examiner, Sedgwick CMS - 1998 to present; Board Member, David Douglas School Board -
09/2000 to present; Asst. Scoutmaster, BSA Troop/Pack 108 - 1981 to present

Occupational Background: Claims Adjusting/Management, 1972-1998; Industrial Indemnity, SAIF Corp., CIGNA.; Volunteer Firefighter, Ambulance Driver/Attendant, Retail Sales, Auto Parts Counterman, School Bus Driver, Youth/High School Sports Referee

Educational Background: San Francisco State College, 1967-1973, B.S. Degree 1970; Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA, 1965-67; Lompoc High School, Lompoc, CA - Graduated 1965

Prior Governmental Experience: David Douglas School Board - 7/90-6/91 and 11/1991-6/1999 (Vice-Chair/Chair 1994-1996); David Douglas School District - Budget Committee, 2 years; Citizens Advisory Council, 2 years.

  • An experienced and dedicated voice for our schools. Eleven years of working with our schools to successfully implement educational reform laws, build/remodel education facilities within the district, and successfully complete collective bargaining agreements.
  • An elected representative who considers the needs of all students and district constituents. All students deserve the benefit of a comprehensive education balanced with financial responsibility to the taxpayers of the district.
  • Dedicated to protecting the assets of the district and building for the future needs of the district. The funds generated by the recent voter-approved bond must be spent wisely and in ways that support quality education while maintaining quality structures that will last for even more decades of children.

(This information furnished by Bruce Burton)