Chairman Miss United States of America Pageant, 1979-1981. Member Mississippi Board Economic Development, 1980-1985. President Graduate School Banking, South Louisiana State University, 1990-1992.
With United States National Guard, 1954-1962. Member American Bankers Association, American Institute Banking, Bank Marketing Association, Mississippi Bankers Association (vice president), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1969-1970, Clayton Frost Memorial award 1969), Mississippi Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1968-1969, Outstanding Young Man award 1965), Gulfport Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1965, Distinguished Service award 1965), Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce (president 1994), Gulfport Yacht Club (commodore 1982-1983).