Mike is the son of a career Navy and Air Force NCO. He lived in many different states throughout the country as well as Guam. By moving every two years, Mike learned about differences between people, cultures, and customs. He uses this to serve and help others. Because of coming from a military family, Mike has a strong drive to serve people. He served first in the US Army for X years. Later, he served for 33 years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Okanogan and Clark Counties.
Mike married Karen in 1972. She has been at his side through life’s journey, which included raising four children. Mike considers eldership at Parkside Church a high honor.