Born and raised in Pacific Northwest. Majored in Industrial Design and Marketing, spent college summers as a commercial salmon fisherman in Alaska. Post-college, moved to NY City area to join and build a marketing services agency. Proud dad of two sons. California resident since 1999. Active Rotarian since 2004. Peace Corps Community Development Volunteer Leader in North Macedonia 2017 - 2020, Peace Corps Response Recruiting & Placement 2021 - present. Enjoy photography, travel, gardening, hiking and biking.
Rotary eClub of Silicon Valley 2020 - Present
Rotary Club of Oakland 2016-2020
Rotary Club of La Jolla 2006-2016
Rotary Club of Del Mar 2004-2006
La Jolla High School PTA 2006-2016
Peace Corps North Macedonia 2017 - 2020
National Peace Corps Volunteers Association 2019 - present
Photography & Videos
Peace Corps Week Sept 2021 panelist for "From Rotary to Peace Corps – Continuing your Legacy of Service" (start at 14:09 elapsed
Rotary website Sept 2021 Peace Corps Volunteers and Rotary Members find meaningful connections
Rotary Magazine Sept 2021 Esprit de Corps
Peace Corps Website Aug 2021 Peace Corps and Rotary in North Macedonia: Part of a beautiful global friendship
Peacedonia: My Peace Corps Adventure quarterly newsletter
Rotary Club of Berkeley May 5 2021 presentation "The Rotary - Peace Corps Partnership"
Peace Corps Oral History Project Feb 26, 2021 Interview
Rotary Club of Del Mar Jan 9, 2020 "Building Partnerships Between Rotarians and Peace Corps"
Rotary "Service in Action" blog May 2019 How Peace Corps can help expand the impact of Rotary clubs
La Jolla Light, Nov. 7, 2017 "Assignment Macedonia"
La Jolla Light, Nov 24, 2015 "Intrinsic Rewards of Service"
La Jolla Light, June 19, 2015 "Walter Dewhurst Award"
Chicago Tribune, Nov 8, 2009 "Interact Club Helps Build House For a Family"