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Walla Walla County Emergency Management Director Runs for Commissioner

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Walla Walla County Emergency Management Director Jim Duncan says he plans to run for the Walla Walla County Commissioner District #3 seat. Walla Walla County Emergency Management Director Jim Duncan says he plans to run for the Walla Walla County Commissioner District #3 seat.

WALLA WALLA, WA - Walla Walla County Emergency Management Director Jim Duncan says he plans to run for the Walla Walla County Commissioner District #3 seat.

The current District 3 Commissioner, Greg Tompkins, announced on Monday that he wouldn't seek reelection this year for a fourth term.

Jim Duncan has lived in Eastern Washington for the past 17 years. He lives in Burbank and has a small two and a half acre ranch in progress. 

Duncan has excelled in the Emergency Management field for more than 8 years, and has been the Director of Walla Walla County Emergency Management for the past 3 years. 

Before becoming an Emergency Management professional he was a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and is a Gulf War veteran.

Duncan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Sociology and a minor in Criminology from Louisiana State University. He continued his education while attending graduate school at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, earning a Master of Science degree with a double major in Management and Operations.

Duncan has a conservative approach to budgeting and looks forward to continuing the good work that the past and present Walla Walla County Commissioners have done.

Jim Duncan is a Republican.

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