John was born and raised here in San Juan County calling Kirtland home. After high school John served in the United States Air Force before coming back to attend San Juan College. He finished his undergraduate degree at Fort Lewis College and then went on to the University of North Dakota for his law degree. John has been an Assistant District Attorney for more than 5 years and has been licensed to practice law since 2010. He is married to Melissa and they have 3 wonderful sons and 1 beautiful daughter. He enjoys attending his children’s sporting events as well as teaching them outdoor skills such as hunting and fishing. Most recently, John was elected as the County Commissioner for District 5 and he looks forward to serving all the residents of San Juan County.