Tell us about a person who inspired you in the ideals of public service.
My dad served in the Minnesota state legislature as a farmer and small business owner.
Why are you involved in the Citizen Map Corps?
The brazen gerrymandering and corruption makes it compelling to change. It is historic and deeply embedded. It's invisible unless you look. And then it's obvious.
What lessons or tips have you learned that you’d like to share with other Pennsylvanians?
Working with 5 others to draw a map was illuminating due to the trade offs and decisions. There is no perfect solution. Go for the best possible according to values/criteria.