Previously served on the Southgate City Council for 16 years.
Married 42 years to wife Gwen, who passed away from Cancer.
5 children, all graduates of Southgate Anderson High School.
Retired from Lutheran Child and Family Services -
Supervisor of program dealing with children returning from foster care and worked with substance abuse and mentally ill clients.
Member of the Southgate Kiwanis Club - past president 2 times
Board Member of the Salvation Army Wyandotte.
Member of the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team.
Served 3 years in the US Army.
Michigan Municipal League - Municipal Finance Committee
Michigan Municipal League - Legislative Governance Committee