Dusty grew up in Eagle Point where he attended School District #9 and graduated from Eagle Point High School.
After 8 years in the Air Force, 3 years on his wife’s family ranch and 21 years at Grange Coop, Dusty was hired by Jackson County Fire District 3 in July of 2004 as a maintenance mechanic. He worked under this position until September 2012 when he was promoted to the Facilities/Logistics Manager.
Dusty has 2 grown children, a son who is an Engineer for Fire District 3 and a daughter who works for ODOT as a Hydro Engineer. He enjoys hunting, fishing, working with Brother at his hay business and spending time with his family.