Michael was born in Portland, OR and later moved to Vancouver, WA and then to Washougal, WA.
Michael attended high school at Washougal High School and then to Clark College in Vancouver, WA where he received a degree in Business Administration.
Michael’s work experience included part time work at age 17 for the Pendleton Woolen Mills, six years in the service center at Wafertech, six years in assembly repair at Hewlett Packard and 10 years as a supervisor at Alcoa. He joined the Army in 1967 and served in Vietnam and was discharged in 1969. He also worked at Crown Zellerbach, Boise Cascade, Western Electric, Fleetwood Mobile Homes and retired in 2012 in Juliaetta, ID and then settled in Clarkston, WA.
Michael’s volunteer experience was two years at the Kendrick Senior Center in Kendrick, ID.
His hobbies and interest include wood working, metal work and gold panning.
Michael joined the Board of Directors in January of 2023.