January 1, 2017 - Present
Member of Board of Supervisors, La Paz County District 2
Responsible for setting county policy, and the county budget. Dealt with constituent issues, and the media. Worked with other elected officials and professionals at all levels of government. Advocated the county’s position regarding the county reorganization, federal land transfer, and other issues over the past few years.
November, 1994 - 2017
Executive Director, Parker Area Alliance for Community Empowerment (PAACE)
Responsible for budgeting, personnel management, policy development, funding development, record keeping, volunteer recruitment, grant writing, programming, and serving as spokesperson for the organization.
May, 1980 - 2005
Owner/Producer, Small Time Television Productions (STTV)
Own and operate video production company. Responsible for working with clients, writing scripts, and editing. Work with local cable television system to telecast programs of interest to the local community. Have produced video tapes used on KPNX channel 12 and ESPN. Also responsible for bookkeeping and billing.
September, 1999 - 2002
Fair Manager, La Paz County Fair Association.
Responsible for budgeting, personnel management, record keeping, volunteer recruitment, coordination of all departments within the Fair, and serving as spokesperson for the association.
January 1, 1989 - December 31, 1992
Member of Board of Supervisors, La Paz County
Responsible for setting county policy, and the county budget. Dealt with constituent issues, and the media. Worked with other elected officials and professionals at all levels of government. Advocated the county’s position regarding water transfer issues and other issues including AHCCCS and formation of Jail District.
January, 1980 - January, 1989
Preventative Maintenance Technician, Warner Cable of Parker.
Responsible for cable system preventative maintenance program. Responsible for assigning work orders to service technicians and installers. Also assisted in marketing campaigns.
February 1978 - December 1979
Partner, A-B Jet Ski Rentals
Established a family operated business. Responsible for all aspects of a retail business.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Served 3 years as a member of the Executive Committee for the County Supervisors Association of Arizona, President 1992
Served January 1985 - December 1992 as a member of the Parker Unified School District Governing Board
Served 4 years as a member of the Arizona School Board Association Executive Committee, President 1991
Served as a member of Governor Symington’s Task Force on Education Reform, 1991
Served as Chair for La Paz County’s DES Advisory Council
Member of Governor’s Alliance Against Drugs, Statewide Alliance Council 1995-1998; Region Representative 1995-96 & 1996-97; Co-Chair 1997-
98; Vice Chair 1999-2000. Chair for GAAD 2000 to 2002
Served five years as a member of the Arizona Drug & Gang Policy Council.
Currently serving as member of Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership (ASAP) and the Rx Core Working Group.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Member Mo/Paz Local Workforce Investment Board
Member of Parker Area Tourism Committee
Member of Parker Rotary Club 27 years. Served as President 1998-99 & 2009-10. District Governor, District 5490 2013-2014.
Member of Parker Elks Lodge, 32 years.
Member Parker United Methodist Church. Serving as Lay Leader and Administrative Council Chair.
Volunteer for the Miss La Paz County Scholarship Pageant 25 Years. Emceed for 12 years.
Emcee/Co-host for the Miss Arizona Scholarship Pageant 1997 & 1998.
Served four years as Chair of Town of Parker Planning & Zoning Commission
Chairman of Town of Parker Parks & Recreation Committee 1985-1995
Served two years as Member of CRIT Head Start Policy Council
Served 4 years as member of La Paz County Health Board.
Served 4 years as member of MO/PAZ (Mohave/LaPaz) Private Industry Council.
Served 8 years as Officer and Coach for Parker Little League.
Charter Member of the La Paz Division of the American Heart Association, President 1992-93 & 1995-96
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS:
Parker Rotary Club Rotarian of the Year 2006-07 and 1995-06
Parker Area Chamber of Commerce “Man of the Year” 2002
State of Arizona - Governor’s Division of Drug Policy Recognition for Contributions to Arizona’s Movement Toward Effective Programs and
Department of Commerce Governor’s Award for Community Development, Leadership Development Category 1996 *
American Heart Association Outstanding Service Award 1989-1995
Arizona School Boards Association’s All Arizona School Board Award 1992
Arizona School Boards Association’s Honor Roll Award 1992
Warner Cable Live Wire Marketing Award 1989
Parker Area Chamber of Commerce “Rookie of the Year” Award 1984
* This award was presented to Players Entertainment Youth Center, a major project of PAACE.
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