Larry grew up in Newberg, and attended Newberg schools through 12th grade. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science from Willamette University, and a Master’s of Education from Linfield College. Larry served as a high school math teacher, and then as a school administrator for 39 years, mostly in Newberg. He currently serves as the Bond Manager for the Newberg School District bond projects. Larry has served on various church, city, and non-profit boards/commissions, and has volunteered his time within the local schools. Larry and Paula have three adult children and a dog, and they enjoy time with family, and in nature.