Education: M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Previous offices: 17th District board member, St. Clair County, May 2005 to present
Qualifications: Having been a county board member for more than six years, I have spent countless hours on my constituents' issues and problems. There is no greater qualification than experience. As a long-time resident of District 17 and a member of the medical community, I am uniquely qualified to address the concerns facing our neighborhoods.
Top issues: My top issues and priorities are: The safety, security, and cleanliness of our neighborhoods; The support of residential growth and stability; The reduction in area crime; and the infrastructure improvements for economic development in West Belleville and surrounding areas.