Neighbors: Mike Fulkerson
Occupation: Lieutenant with the Lawrence Fire Department and operations manager with Consolidated Water District No. 1 in Basehor.
Place of birth: Lawrence
Family: Wife, Carrie; son, Johnny; and daughter, Katie.
Q: When did you move to the Basehor area, and what brought you here?
A: I have been a lifelong resident of the Basehor community and am very proud to say so.
Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
A: I left a job after 10 years to pursue a new career.
Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
A: “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.” — Jimmy Valvano
Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?
A: I love my family, I love to chase my kids around to all of their activities, and I am a Jayhawk fan.
Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A drummer in a band.
Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?
A: The mountains with my family.
Song: Whatever song my kids force me to listen to.
Food: Steak or Mexican