Party affiliation: Republican
Director organization National Teen Age Republican headquarters, Manassas, Virginia, 1976—1978. Assistant to chairman urban and regional planning department George Washington University, Washington, 1978. Attorney Pacific Legal Foundation, Washington, 1981—1983, Office General Counsel United States Department Energy, Washington, 1983—1986.
Attorney land and natural resources division Department Justice, since 1986, lecturer land use law to professional organizations, 1982—1983. Docent boyhood home Robert E. Lee, Alexandria, Virginia, 1977—1978, since 1982.