Elected as regional representative White House Conference on Library and Information Services Task Force, Washington, 1992. Board directors Literacy Council Central Alabama, Birmingham, 1993-2000. With United States Coast Guard, 1960-1964.
Member American Library Association (chair fundraising and finance development section 1997), American History Print Collectors Society, American Management Association, National Society Fund Raising Executives, Southeastern Library. Association, Alabama Library. Association (president 1995, Eminent Library. award 2000).