Jim is a fourth generation Islander and an agency owner with 43 years of insurance experience. His community involvements include past President of the Langley Chamber of Commerce and South Whidbey Lions. In his free time, he enjoys boating in the San Juan Island and Canada. He is one of the founding members of the South Whidbey Parks and Rec district and served 30 years as a Park Director. He is a former Army helicopter pilot and Vietnam Veteran.