Dave is the founder of several businesses that have impacted Pierce County for the last 35 years. 

Besides, Dave is a long-time resident of East Pierce County, having grown up on Lake Tapps, attending Sumner schools before moving to South Hill where he has lived for 37 years. He is the father of four grown children and four grandchildren, one just born the end of April.

Dave is an active guy and enjoys being outdoors. He is a National and World-ranked Ironman Triathlete.


dave's experience

  • State Representative for the 25th Legislative District - transportation and criminal justice committees

  • Fire Commissioner - Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

  • County Charter review board member

  • Various Pierce County Government Boards and Commissions: Parks & Recreation, Pierce County Airport (Thun Field), Flood Control Zone District Advisory Committee and the South Hill Land Use Advisory.

  • Government Affairs Committee Puyallup-Sumner Chamber of Commerce

  • Leadership Council - National Federation of Independent Business of Washington

  • Argus Manor as Chairman of the Board - a 61 unit, HUD Section 8, 55-and-older apartment complex