We always see you in suits and ties. What do you wear on Saturday mornings?
A toolbelt. I’m always fixing stuff around the house.
What was your favorite band/song when you were a senior in high school?
If you were a character in a TV show, who would you be?
I would like to play a tattooed, pierced food cart employee on Portlandia.
When you were a senior in high school, what career did you think you’d have?
I love the water, I wanted to be an oceanographer.
What is your favorite movie?
Waking Ned Devine.
What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Do you have a favorite ice cream shop in Portland?
Salt and Straw. Love the Salted Caramel Ice Cream!
What is your favorite food cart?
Right now, it’s Give Pizza A Chance.
What is your most embarrassing moment?
In the spring, I got my anniversary date wrong while a news camera was rolling and my wife was sitting right next to me. Whoops.
What’s your best memory of your time in Portland?
There are too many to pick just one: marrying my wife Nancy in the Chinese Garden, getting elected to the City Council, watching my kids Andy, Gavin, and Katelyn graduate from high school and every bike ride on the Springwater Corridor.
What is your favorite coffee shop in Portland?
Ugly Mug in Sellwood