"I think public officials should spend more time listening than talking. And, when we do talk, we need to mean what we say."
- Kevin Spease
Kevin Spease grew up in Elk Grove. He rode his bike to Pleasant Grove Elementary School and was active in 4-H. Today, he's a local small business owner - running his own cyber-security firm as well as Spease Bees Honey Company.
As a member of the Elk Grove Planning Commission, Kevin has championed efforts to bring more transparency and public input into the planning process.
Kevin and Angela have been married for 26 years, and one son - Jeremy. They both are active in Rotary, and are passionate about improving child-literacy. In fact, they donate a portion of the profits from their local honey operation (Spease Bees) to the Laguna Sunrise-Elk Grove Literacy Project.
Kevin was Honorably Discharged as a Combat Veteran in 2000, but remains active in support of Veterans. He serves as Mentor for the Sacramento County Veterans Treatment Court and is active with American Legion Post 233.