Board associate Utah Museum Natural History Foundation, since 1997. Board directors Summit Institute for Arts and Humanities, 1989—2002, chair, since 2002. Board directors Hansen Planetarium, 1997—2001, Snowbird Institute for Arts and Humanities, 1989—1998, Deer Valley Institute for Arts and Humanities, 1996—1998, Kanzeon Zen Center, since 1999, chair, since 2000.
Board directors Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, 1999—2005, chair, 1999—2005. Board directors Private Adjudication Center. Member Duke University, 2000—2002.
Co-director Registry of Indiana Science and Technology Advisors, Duke University, 2000—2002. Chair Utah Judicial Council Task Force on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Judicial Systems, 1996—2000. Fellow: American Bar Foundation.
Member: American Academy Appellate Lawyers, Governor Radiation Exposure Study Management Committee, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company (executive board 1982-1984), United States Department of Energy Dose Assessment Advisory Group of the Off-Site Radiation Exposure Reconstruction Project (Utah citizen representative 1980-1984), Utah Legal Service Corporation (Board of Trustees 1985-1987, since 2002), University Utah Master of Public Administration Program Practitioners' Advisory Committee (mem 1985-1989), United States Veterinary Administration Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards (e.g., agent orange, nuclear radiation 1985-1989), National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar in Residence at Utah Valley Community College (Orem, Utah 1990), Order of Coif, American Judicature Society (board directors 1995—2001), American Inns of Court VII, Utah Judicial Council (supreme court representative 1986-1991, chair 1994-1998), Judicial Conference United States (advisory committee civil rules 1985-1991), Salt Lake County Bar Association, Utah Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Bar Association (faculty member appellate judges' seminar 1993), Phi Kappa Phi.