Party affiliation: Democrat
- Registered professional engineer, Indiana, New York. Registered professional land surveyor, Indiana recipient Meritorious Service award Ministry Public Works Vietnam, 1973, Department State, 1987. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946.
Member National Society Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Foreign Service Association, Society of America Military Engineers, American Water Resources Association, International Water Resources Association, United States Committee Large Dams, African Studies Association, American Association Asian Studies, Society International Development, Foreign Policy Association, Botswana Society, Van Ness East Condo Association (treasurer).