United States representative European North America Conference Young Political Leaders, Rome, Italy, 1970. Republican candidate for state's attorney of LaSalle County, 1964. Member Finance Committee LaSalle County Republican party, 1965-1970, chairman Central Committee, 1974-1976, precinct committeeman, 1969-1976.
Regional campaign manager Ralph T. Smith for senator, 1970. Vice-chairman Young Republican National Federation, 1969-1971, co-chairman convention, 1969. Illinois 15th Congressional District Republican State Central committeeman, 1974-1982.
Vice chairman Illinois Republican Central Committee, 1978. Deputy general counsel Republican National Committee, 1984, deputy counsel to chairman, since 1985. Member LaSalle County Bar Association (president 1979-1980) Lodges: Elks, Lions.