He served as president of the Michigan Recreation and Park Association. He has chaired or co-chaired state recreation events as Walk Michigan, Tug or War across the Detroit River, Joint Detroit Recreation Committee, the Southwest Metropolitan Recreation Executives Group, Northwest Parks and Recreation Association, and the Michigan Recreation and Park Association Student Committee.
He served as adjunct professor in recreation at Wayne State University and Central Michigan University. He served as interim department head of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at EMU. Served as Coordinator of the Park & Recreation Management program at EMU. He has served as Assistant Dean of Continuing Education.
He has served area communities in the development of master plans. He has created recreation programs for teens and children in southeast Michigan.
He has numerous presentations at the Michigan Recreation and Park Association Annual Conference, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Annual meeting, Michigan Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Michigan Festivals and Events Association Conference, and served communities in development of recreation programs.
Hobbies: motoring and golf.