What ideas do you have to better the lives of Oklahoma’s children?
Expand and improve school lunch programs
Expand and improve school aftercare programs
Expand and improve access to healthcare
Fully fund public education
Improve children’s access to early detection and intervention and treatment programs for mental health and drug issues
What have you done to support children prior to this election?
Participated as an attorney, and later as a Judge, in neglected and deprived cases
Served on the Garfield County CASA board for several years
Served as Garfield County Juvenile Drug Court Judge for several years
Coached numerous boys and girls football, basketball, softball and baseball teams from age groups 8-15 over many years
Raised five (5) children of my own
Handled many domestic relations cases as an attorney and as a District Judge in which the best interests of children were involved
What will you do to support families in your new role, if elected?
I have a broad background involving issues concerning the best interests of children and I believe that experience has made me knowledgeable and sensitive to issues regarding children with reference to legislation pertaining to children that may come to my attention as a legislator.