Oregonian for almost 20 years, most of that in Linn county. Board certified ER physician with 22 years experience in the field, currently the ER Director for Samarital Albany General Hospital.. EMS director for most of Linn and Benton counties, recently appointed to the State of Oregon EMS Committee. Has been serving on the Lebanon School Board for the last 10 years, and has a strong desire to serve in the educational field. Having seen many lives saved by bystander CPR, a strong believer in CPR/ basic lifesaving skills training. Married with four children, three still at home.