A Vietnam Veteran who served in the U.S. Army, Sgt. E-5, from 1969 –1972. Served in Vietnam with the 18th MP Brigade, 89th MP Group, A Co. 716th MP Battalion and 516th MP Co. Savanna Illinois. He holds two BA degrees in Biblical Literature and Business Administration and an MA in Organizational Management. He retired after 34 years as a City Public Works Superintendent. Was an Adjunct University Professor for 11 years, teaching Project Management, Environmental Studies and Ethics. Appointed to represent the City of Folsom, Isleton and Galt on the Sacramento Environmental Commission, for 13 years.