Member allocations council United Way Star County, chairman, 1989, chairman legal division, Rainbow Club, Stark County Bluecoats. Lieutenant captain United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Fellow Ohio State Bar Foundation (life).
Member American Bar Association, Stark County Bar Association (president 1983-1984, chairman public defender commission since 1976), Ohio State Bar Association (council delegations 1978-1984, executive committee 1985-1988, board governors 1991-1994, chairman budget and headquarters committee 1987-1988, 93-94, media law committee, family law committee), Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees (civic dinner committee 1989, 90, 91, general vice-chairman festival 1991, chairman 1992-1996, chairman steering committee 1993, alumni association 1993-1996, general counsel), Ohio Academy Trial Lawyers, Association Trials Lawyers American, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce. (chairman city-county government affairs committee 1986-1992, chairman regionalization committee 1990-1992, chairman annexation committee 1990-1992, board trustees 1991-1997, vice-chairman board 1993, senior vice-chairman board 1994, chairman board 1995), Ohio Jaycess (former legal counsel 1965-1966, award), Shady Hollow Country (chairman long range planning committee 1990, president 1978), Canton (board trustees 1988-1993), Dartmouth (president Northeast Ohio since 1978).