Board directors American Cancer Society Portsmouth-Chesapeake Boards, since 1987, president, since 1991. Member Mayor's Committee on Protocol, 1987, Mayor's Commission on Bicentennial Constitution, 1987. Co-chairman Mayor's Task Force on Library., since 1989, Governor's Rural Economic Development Task Force, 1990-1991.
Member American Library Association (Virginia chair national library week 1985-1986), Virginia Library. Association (coun.mem. 1978-1986, chair Virginia Public Library. section 1978-1979), Virginia State Library.
Board (vice chairman 9186-9187, chairman 1987-1988, chairman building committee since 1988), State Adult Literacy Committee (chairman since 1989), Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce (chairman public relations committee since 1989, planning council, board directors, UVA advisory board, Hampton Roads Board), Daughters of the American Revolution (board directors Chesapeake chapter since 1983).