Mr. Simonson is a native of Washington State. He worked at many jobs in Washington including professional driver, finances, general construction, video and electrical repair, electrician, computer programming, and 18 years for the Boeing Airplane Manufacturing Company, covering military, commercial, missiles, and space. In 2002 he moved with his family of wife and six children to Utah where he attended Weber State University to become a teacher. Although certified to teach History and Math, and has taught Science in the past, he currently teaches math. He loves being able to relate math to all his past positions. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family and pet dog, reading Louis L’Amour books, and doing Genealogy, along with occasional proving mathematical theorems.