• Bachelor of Science, Accounting, 1971 San Diego State University, San Diego, California
  • Graduate School, Accounting, 1985-1987, San Diego State University, San Diego, California

Professional Experience:

  • 1971-1974-United California Bank, Los Angeles, California: Corporate Banking Officer-National Division.
  • 1974-1981-Union Bank, Los Angeles, California: Vice President, International Division
  • 1981-1985-Frazee Paint of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, California: Owner
  • 1987-1989-Deloitte, Haskins, and Sells (CPA firm), San Diego, California: Consultant-Tax Department.
  • 1989-2003-Boysen Construction, Santa Maria, California: General Contractor.
  • 2003-Present-Katek Solutions, Santa Maria, California: Technology solutions provider-Managing Partner

Public Service/Nonprofit Experience:

  • 2003-2007-Member, County of Santa Barbara, Planning Commission, Fifth District
  • 2004-2005-Member, Mission County Formation Review Commission
  • 2005-2006-Member, County of Santa Barbara, Blue Ribbon Budget Task Force
  • 2007-2008-Executive Assistant to Fifth District Supervisor Joseph Centeno, County of Santa Barbara
  • 2008-Present-Chief Financial Officer, Good Samaritan Shelter, Santa Maria, California
  • 2010-Present-Member, Santa Maria City Council, Santa Maria, California
    • Mayor Pro Tem
    • Chairman, Central Coast Water Authority
    • Council Representative to City Investment Oversight Committee
    • Policy Council Member, Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness
    • Alternate Board Member, Santa Barbara County Association of Government and Air Pollution Control District


  • Married to Kathy for 40 years; two grown daughters; four grandchildren
  • Enjoy Cycling, Golf and Running