Roscommon County, Mich.
Number of years involved in NACo: 10
Years in public service: 29
Occupation: Professional surveyor
Education: B.S. in Surveying Engineering from Ferris State University; B.S. in Land Surveying from Ferris State College; A.S. in Civil Engineering Technology from Ferris State College; 64 credit hours with the Natural Resources Technology at Kirtland Community College
The hardest thing I’ve ever done: Marriage
Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner: Thomas Jefferson, my grandfather and my wife.
A dream I have is to: Have more grandchildren. They are the best.
You’d be surprised to learn: I have been married to my beautiful bride for 44 years!
The most adventurous thing I've ever done is: Surveying, every day is a new adventure.
My favorite way to relax is to: Attend a late model car racing event.
I’m most proud of: My wife, Rosalie, my children and grandson.
My favorite movie is: Star Wars
Every morning I read: Emails.
My favorite meal is: Hot dogs and baked beans.
My pet peeve is: Drivers that don’t use turn signals.
My motto is: Learn how to learn, it is the beginning of lifelong learning.
The last book I read was: Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Mapping of the Canadian West by D’Arcy Jenish
My favorite music is: Anything new and different. My collection is extremely diverse.
My favorite U.S. president is: Thomas Jefferson
My county is a NACo member because: NACo is our county’s lobbyist.Hero 1