2022 Candidate Survey

Describe your personal experience with skateboarding.

All in for skateboarders. With my marriage, came the addition of a longboard to the family. Although I am no good on it, I have a great deal of for respect those who are!

Can you do a kick flip?


Do the communities you would represent have quality, accessible, visible skateboarding spaces?

Working on it. Currently West Duluth has the opportunity to become a destination for our region, as well as support our local skate community, with the completion of the Gary New Duluth Rec Center skatepark.

Do you see the connection between skateboarding and social, racial, gender, and economic equity? If so, please share a few thoughts.

YES. This is a sport for all- no matter your income, zip code, gender or color of your skin. We just need to provide safe, accessible places to skate and support the community of skateboarders working to make this a reality.

How will you support youth and community health with new ideas and infrastructure?

I will listen to the voices of those who have experience in using and building skateparks. I will partner to help secure funds to build and maintain skateparks.

Will you support fully funding the Minnesota Skate Park Grant Program (SF2502/HF2876) in the 2023 Legislative session and beyond?

Yes! I am a co-author!