I have a lifetime of technical knowledge and experience. I worked Steel and Coke producing plants, a Food processing plant, an automobile parts stamping plant and a large water utility. I completed two apprenticeships. I have an associate degree and hold four additional technical certificates. I hold a Nevada Electrical Qualifications Card as a Journeyman Electrician. I also hold two state water operator certificates. I hold a Water Distribution III and a Water Treatment II certificate. I am also a private pilot with a multi engine rating. I have always loved science and technology. The knowledge and experience that I have gained over the years has made me an excellent troubleshooter and problem solver. I have also been interested in the environment and alternate energy sources. I was the first to own and operated and Electric Vehicle in Sandy Valley. I have owned a Nissan Leaf since December of 2011. This shows my commitment to the environment. I also understand the importance of keeping energy cost affordable for all of us in a changing world. I see this as an exciting opportunity. I believe that my technical skills, knowledge, experience and desire to make the best decisions for our members qualifies me for this job.