Community Involvement

  • Charlotte County Legal Aid

    President – 1999

  • Charlotte County Charter Review Commission

    Vice Chair 1991 – 1992; Member 1997 – 1998;
    Member 2003 – 2004; Vice Chair 2009 -2010

  • Charlotte County United Way

    Board of Directors – 2009 – Present

  • Charlotte County Homeless Coalition

    Past President – 2006 – 2009
    Member/Board of Directors – 2000 – Present

  • Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce 

    Member/Board of Directors – 2000 – 2007
    President 2005 – 2006

  • North Port Area Chamber of Commerce

    Member/Board of Directors 2001- 2007
    President 2004 -2005

  • Port Charlotte Little League

    Past Board Member/Coach

  • Member/Board of Directors – Enterprise Charlotte Economic Council

    2008 – Present; President 2009 – 2011

  • Charlotte County United Way

    Member/Board of Directors –2009 – 2010; President 2012 – 2014

  • Sales Tax Advisory Committee

    Member – 2014

  • Charlotte County Bar Association

    Member 1984 – Present
    Past President 1998 – 1999

  • Leadership Charlotte

    Class Member – 1995

  • Children’s Home Society of Florida

    Board Member/Past President – S. W. Division
    Child Advocate of the Year 1991

  • Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council

    Governor’s Appointee – 1992 – 1998

  • Florida Regional Council’s Association

    Board Member/Past President

  • Charlotte County Metropolitan Planning Organization

    Chairman- Citizen’s Advisory Committee 1996 – 1998

  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee “C”, Twentieth Judicial Circuit

    Member/Past Chairman – 1993 – 1996

  • Section 20 Property Owner’s Assoc.

    Member/Board of Directors – 2008 – 2012

  • Member/North Port Business & Economic Development

    Advisory Board 2009 – 2011

  • Restore Act Advisory Board

    Member – 2015