The most important quality of a politician in my opinion is ones values. While policies may change over time, values should not.
- Individual Liberties – No one knows what’s best for you and your family than yourself. Most decision making should be handled on the absolute lowest level of government, with the federal government there to ensure than your rights are not being abused.
- Monetary Responsibility – All government funding comes from the taxpayer. The government should spend money responsibly, look for ways to reduce spending, and not burden future generations with long-term debt for short-term gains.
- Equality – Regardless of your race, religion, orientation, affiliation, or location, you should have equal access to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
- Principles – I’m guided by my principles, not a party affiliation. I will only support laws that empower people and limit our government. To this end, I will only support legislation that addresses a real problem, not a political agenda.
- Localization – Local government is more accountable and responsive to its citizens than federal, or even state government. As your representative, I pledge to support all reasonable efforts to shift power from the federal and state level, to the local counties and municipalities.
- Transparency – Government can not be improved without first understanding how it operates and what problems we face. I fully support all efforts to increase the publics access to government activities and data.
Nick has lived in West Tennessee for most of his adult life. After serving in the United States Army on a four year contract, Nick moved to New Albany, Mississippi in 2012, where he worked for about a year as a Multi-Skilled maintenance technician. In Fall of 2013, Nick moved to the Memphis area after taking a position at Mitsubishi Electric as an Advanced Maintenance Technician. Nick remained there into the beginning of the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic. Nick then worked as a District Property Director with the YMCA in Memphis until September of 2022. Nick is currently a Controls Engineer for a warehouse automation company out of Memphis. For most of his life, Nick’s passion and skills have been in the maintenance field and fixing issues around him. Nick’s next mission is to fix our broken government.
Nick has always been called to serve others. In middle school, he volunteered in the nursery of his church. In High school, he was a middle school small group leader. In his adult life, Nick has worked with multiple non-profits serving areas he has personal ties to. Following his daughter’s cancer diagnosis in 2017, Nick put hundreds of hours of time and effort volunteering with St. Jude Childrens Research hospital in Memphis, helping raise over $300,000 over 4 years. Since 2017, Nick has been a volunteer with Irreverent Warriors, leading the local effort starting in 2019 to Bring Veterans Together and Prevent Veteran Suicide.
Starting in June of 2020, Nick was the event coordinator for the state of Tennessee for the Jo Jorgensen 2020 Presidential Campaign. Nick ran for Tennessee State Representative of District 81 as an Independent candidate in 2022, earning 3052(20.37%) votes. Nick’s next mission is to get more millennials interested and involved in politics.