CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP DELIVERING RESULTS FOR OUR COMMUNITY
My family and I reside in Park Township. My wife Jennifer and I have our 10-year-old daughter, Tricia. We are a Christian Conservative family. Our daughter attends Howardsville Christian School and our family worships at Howardsville Gospel Chapel in Marcellus. I am a Constitutionalist and fiscal conservative.
A retired Navy Air Traffic Controller. I spent almost 21 years in the Navy from April 1996, retiring in November 2016 as a Chief. My career also consisted of 3 combat deployments and awarded the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal among many others. I have had many leadership positions in every aspect of my military career including President of the First Class Petty Officers Association. Radar Branch Chief at Master Jet Base, Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. and Command Duty Officer for Naval Air Technical Training Center Pensacola, FL. As Command Duty Officer I was responsible for almost 3,000 student Sailors and over 2,000 Navy staff. In 2010 while at Naval Air Station Oceana, I was Sailor of the Year.
I am a Member of the Park Township planning commission and Board of Review. Although, not a member, I attend Township meetings throughout the district and attend many Road Commission meetings. Additionally, I have been to many City Council meetings and have also been known to attend Library board meetings. I am very familiar with the successes and challenges of the Cities, Villages and Townships that have and are occurring in both St. Joseph and Cass Counties.
Very active with our Veteran community. I serve as the 2nd Vice Commander of the American Legion and also a member of the 40/8. The 40/8 is a organization branched off the American Legion that awards scholarships for Nursing students.
Active member of the Republican party in both St. Joseph and Cass counties. In addition, I belong to the Right to Life organization in St. Joseph County. Member of the N.R.A.