I am a technical specialist/project manager with the Association of State Dam Safety Officials focusing on state program advocacy. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University and I am a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio and a Certified Public Manager. I have twenty-five years of experience in state dam and levee safety regulation and previously served on the Board of Directors of ASDSO and as president in 2007/2008. I am retired from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water where I served as the administrator of the Water Management Section with responsibility for the Dam Safety, Floodplain Management, Coastal Erosion Permitting, and Canal Operations Programs.
I enjoy playing golf, walking/running, reading and going to movies and shows.