Experience & Background


Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University

A Lifetime of Public Service

Vermont House of Representatives

University of Vermont Board of Trustees

Justice of the Peace, Hartland, Vermont

U.S. Public Health Service, Captain (O-6), retired

National Institute of Child Health and Human 
National Institutes of Health

Veterinary contractor for the National Cancer Institute

U.S. Army - Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

U.S. Air Force - Incirlik Air Base (NATO), Turkey

Leadership, Skill, and Commitment

Professional experience in government has provided insight and expertise in management, 
fiscal responsibility, and human resource administration

Recipient of U.S. Public Health Service Meritorious Service Medal, the Surgeon General’s Exemplary
 Service Medal, and the NIH Director’s Award

38 years of leadership in nonprofit arts organizations