What Committees or Caucuses have you been affiliated with in office that support the sportsmen’s community and fish and wildlife conservation?
Vice-Chair of the Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
What is your top policy priority for the sportsmen and women in your state?
To create policy that establishes an environment in Oregon that preserves our long-standing traditions of hunting and fishing for the next generation.
What is your most memorable outdoor (hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, or trapping) experience?
My fondest memory is watching our son reel in his first rainbow at the age of 14 months, and then catching his first trout limit the day before he turned three.
What is your favorite fish or game to pursue?
I love Kokanee fishing.
What hunting, fishing, shooting, trapping or other related organizations are you a member of?
Albany Rifle and Pistol Club
Have you received any awards or acknowledgements for your work on behalf of sportsmen and women?
“Legislator of the Year” award from The Oregon Outdoor Council in 2015
Your opinion counts
Which of the following do you think would most effectively support increasing hunting participation numbers?Vote Here
- Improve hunter and target shooter involvement in regulatory and legislative processes. (11.04%)
- Enact or expand temporary hunter education deferral programs (apprentice license programs, multiyear options, programs for all first-time hunters regardless of age, and programs promoting hunting of multiple game species). (13.25%)
- Offer shooting sports and hunter education as school activities and recreation programs. (62.46%)
- Link existing programming into family-oriented organizations (such as churches and home-school groups) where participants will have the social support to continue. (13.25%)