Member Board Adjustments, City of Orange, 1967. Founder "Les Acadiens du Texas". President Orange County History Society, 1974-1976.
Active Orange Art League. Board directors Orange Community Players, 1977-1982. Teacher Cajun French Orange City Parks and Recreation Department, 1980-1981.
Nominee Republican Party for 2d Congressional District, Texas, 1984. President Lamar University Friends of Arts, 1985-1986. Member administrative board 1st United Methodist Church, Orange, 1983, 84, 85, also trustee.
President Southeast Texas Veterans Coalition, since 1999. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1950-1952, Korea. Member Texas Bar Association (secretary criminal law section 1969, 72), Orange County Bar Association (president 1979), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (board directors 1982-1988), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (board directors 1976-1988, president 1985-1986, contributor to public The Voice), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Institute (president 1986), Texas Association Board Certified Specialists in Criminal Law (president 1983), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers (secretary-treasurer 1981), National Academy Elder Law Attorneys, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Gulf Coast Leathernecks (founder 1995), Optimists Club, Phi Alpha Delta.