Jim Mains was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington. Jim is the owner of mainDISTINCTION (a communications firm), Jim Mains Political Consulting (a consulting firm), and is the Vice President of Public Affairs with Identity Clark County.

Jim's community passion shines brightest with his work as the Executive Assistant for the Ed and Dollie Lynch Estate.

Jim has successfully managed over 40 local and statewide political campaigns.

Jim and his wife Cecilia have been married for 14 years and live in the Northwest neighborhood. Their two children attend school in Vancouver, Wa.

Jim is the President of his neighborhood association (NW Neighborhood).

Jim volunteers with numerous non-profits as an emcee, guest speaker and advocate to bring people together to support causes that are vital to the success of our community.