Background: A native Lodian, he is the former Building Division supervisor for Stockton Unified School District. He has been on the Lodi Planning Commission for 10 years, and also serves on the Lodi Site Plan and Architectural Review Committee.
Family: He has a son, Hans, who is a staff sergeant in the Marines, and a daughter, Andrea, who is a firefighter paramedic.
Career: Owns his own contracting business that specializes in remodels.
Education: Earned two apprenticeships in carpentry and cabinet making at San Joaquin Delta Community College.
Community activities and board memberships: Along with serving on the Planning Commission and SPARC, he is an expert consultant for the California State Board of Architects, and is a member of the state prison system’s Trade Advisory Committee.