I am a lifelong resident of Utah with proven leadership experience and a passion for service in the public and private sectors. Raised in a working class family, my parents instilled values of self-reliance, honesty, integrity and a deep respect for their country. My father served in the U.S. Navy in WWII.

As an executive with the Utah Department of Workforce Services, my 35-year career provided associations with intelligent, dedicated business, federal and state leaders who had a passion for helping others improve their life circumstances. I've partnered with economic development teams in Ogden and Weber county assessing and facilitating needs within communities. I led the operation to modernize the Utah Unemployment Insurance program, bringing it into the digital age. This system is nationally recognized as one of the most efficient and effectively managed in the U.S.

Government policies ought to be geared toward sustaining the middle class and helping those who are not yet there, have an opportunity to get there.  That means access to the building blocks that form the foundation of the middle class – access to education, access to healthcare, and access to a sustainable wage for families.

But that isn’t what we see coming out of Washington today.  That isn’t what we see from the
Republican President and Republican Congress.  What we see is a Congress that passes a tax cut that overwhelmingly helps the wealthy and adds $1.5 trillion to the national debt. This when we already have a debt of over $20 trillion. What we see is attempt after attempt to pass legislation that would
cut off access to health care for 20 or 30 million Americans, at a time when we should be expanding healthcare coverage.  I am determined to work with other representatives to find a way to provide access to health care for everyone.  

Republican ideas have become stagnant, but it is not only that.  They have become strangers to the truth. The Republican Party has become a fractured caricature of itself. 

The sad reality is that we have a President who does not tell the truth.  He misstates, exaggerates,
and propagates half-truths when he isn’t telling outright factual lies.  He continues to undermine the very institutions of democracy necessary for a free society to survive, and yet Republicans in Congress stand by and say nothing.  In that respect, they have become complicit. 

It has been said by many people that America is not only a place, but it is an idea.  It is the greatest idea that has ever been established for the greatest chance for free people to thrive.  I’m still a believer.  I’m still hopeful about America.  We just need to speak truth first.  I don’t have all of the answers or pretend to have the answers, but I’m willing to listen, and I’m willing to speak out against the destructive politics that have dominated our political discourse in these recent years.

I have a goal of raising $50,000 to help me get through the UtahDemocratic convention and possibly a primary election in June. 





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