Born in Sanford, Florida and attended public schools in Sanford, Oviedo, and Orlando, FL. Father of a son and a daughter, lifelong Democrat, activist and volunteer. Began Democratic activism in 1975 as a young Democrat in high school as a volunteer for President Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign. Since 1975 have continued to be actively involved in numerous local, state and national campaigns.
A pro-labor Democrat that spent years as a local, regional and national labor leader for NATCA an AFL-CIO affiliated union. A union leader in recruiting, developing and training a national network of campaign and political activist. Led political agenda driven campaigns and a leader in fighting Republican attacks on: contracting union jobs, employee benefits, health care and social security.
An air traffic control professional with 30 years of technical and management experience.
A leader who coaches staff to achieve organizational excellence.
Chair of the Florida Democratic Party Platform Committee responsible for creating a team of 27 Democrats who successfully drafted the Florida Democratic Party’s 2012 state party platform.
- Chair, Florida Democratic Party Platform Committee
- Florida Democratic Party Campaign Committee
- Florida Democratic Party Rules and By-Laws Committee
- Florida Democratic Party Finance Committee
- Democratic National Committee Member
- Hillsborough County State Committeeman
- Delegate, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Democratic National Conventions
- Rules Committee Member 2000 Democratic National Convention
- Hillsborough County Democratic Precinct Committeeman
- Numerous grassroots political campaigns
- Local, Regional and National union representative
- Union organizer and Charter member of NATCA, AFL-CIO
- Trained Arbitrator and Advocate
- National Chair of the NATCA, AFL-CIO National Legislative Committee
- Established and developed legislative policy, regional grassroots training programs, and media campaigns
- Walt Disney World
- Sun Bank and First Bank of Denver
- Federal Aviation Administration
- Air Traffic Management, Sarasota, Tampa, and St. Pete-Clearwater Control Towers
- Air Traffic Control, Anchorage, Rochester, Elmira, Orlando, St. Pete-Clearwater, and Tampa
- Pinellas County Noise Task Force
Education & Training
- Valencia Community College
- University of Colorado
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