Party affiliation: Republican
General counsel, Chattanooga, 1962-1982. Alcohol and drug dependency counselor CADAS, 1982-1983. Director chemical dependency recovery program Greenleaf Center, Inc., Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1984-1991.
Alcohol and drug clin coordinator Wescott Center, Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, 1991-1993. Director agency services Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc., Chattanooga, since 1993.
With United States Army, 1957-1959, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Tennessee Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (board directors 1990-1992, treasurer 1988-1989, president 1990-1991, Member of Year 1989 Southeast Tennessee/Chattnooga chapter), National Episcopalian Coalition on Alcohol and Drugs, Chattanooga/Hamilton County Mental Health Association, Society Americans for Recovery, Tennessee Alcohol and Drug Association, Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Massachusetts, Kappa Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta.