County Commissioner, Morgan County, Colo.
Number of years involved in NACo: Three
Years in public service: Six in county government and eight in city government.
Occupation: Real Estate
The hardest thing I’ve ever done is: Clean up an abandoned hog facility and build a house.
Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner are: Former state Justice Gregory Hobbs, Bob Hope and John Wooden.
The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done is: Ride a subway in a major city without knowing how to get to where I wanted to go.
My favorite ways to relax are to: Walk listening to music, warm up in a spa or drink a beer (in any order).
I’m most proud of: Serving.
Every morning I read: My emails.
My favorite meal is: Any meal with my wife, family and friends.
My pet peeve is: People who say “all” elected officials are no good.
My motto is: “If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you.”
The last book I read was: The Last Water Hole in the West by Daniel Tyler.
You’d be surprised to learn that I: Was a volunteer firefighter (my favorite “job”).
My favorite movie is: The Passion of the Christ
My favorite music is: Diverse — it depends on my mood or what I am doing.
My favorite U.S. president is: Ronald Reagan
My county is a member of NACo thanks to: The combined “force” of counties to control legislation, the ability to share proven methods and the knowledge available through NACo staff.Hero 1