Member diocesan finance council, since 1987. Ordained permanent deacon Catholic Church, 2007. Deacon, St. Ambrose Parish, since 2008.
Chairman American Red Cross, Alton, 1983-1985. Board director American Cancer Society, Alton, 1984-1990. President St. Louis Metropolitan Hospital Council, 1996.
Served to captain United States Army, 1968-1971. Fellow: American College Healthcare Executives (regent's advisory council 1987-1993, nominating committee 1991-1994, regent 2002, chair ethics committee, Regent's award, Senior Healthcare Executive of the Year award 1993). Member: Council Regents, Southwestern Illinois Industrial Association (executive committee 1983-1988, board directors since 1989, chairman 1997), St. Louis University Hospital Administrn.
Alumni Association (president 1978), Catholic Health Association United States of America (board directors since 1987, executive committee 1989-1992, chairman-elect since 1990, chair 1991), Illinois Hospital Association (executive committee 1981-1986, chairman 1984-1985), American Hospital Association (House of Delegates 1984-1988), Stadium (St. Louis), Rotary (president Alton chapter 1981-1982, Paul Harris fellow 1985), Rotary (president Alton chapter 1981-1982, Paul Harris fellow 1979, 1985).