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  • Co-Founder, President and Director, 1983 – 1995, Metro Technology Development Council, Inc. Member, 1986, High Technology Task Force, City of Arlington Economic Development Commission. Member, 1986 – 1989, Regional Research Programs Committee, North Texas Commission.
  • Member, 1994 – present, Board of Directors, and Treasurer, 2002 – present, North Central Texas Interlink, North Texas Commission.
  • Director, 1983 – 1986, Center For Computer Assistance For The Disabled, Arlington, Texas.
  • Member, 1986-present; Director, 1989 – 1991, 2001 – 2005; secretary, 2001 – 2002; treasurer, 2002 – 2003; president-elect, 2003-2004; and president (2004 – 2005); Great Southwest Arlington Rotary, Arlington, Texas.
    • Rotarian of the year, 2007-2008.
    • Rotary Builder award for 2011-2012 presented by District 5790 Governor.
    • Service Above Self award, 2012 and 2013.
  • Coordinator, eight Veterans Day commemoration ceremonies; Veterans Park Arlington; sponsored by Great Southwest-Arlington Rotary; November 2009-2016.
  • Co-Founder and Director, 1989 – 1994, National Super Collider Education Consortium.
  • Tarrant Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Arlington Advisory Committee, 1992 – 1993.
  • Executive Chairperson-Elect, Steering Committee, North Central Texas Tech Prep Consortium, 1992 – 1993, and Executive Chairperson, 1993 – 1995.
  • Member, 1990 – 1992, Partners In Search Of Educational Excellence Committee; Judge, February 1991, Texas Academic Decathlon; Award of honor for Outstanding Contributions to Education through Exemplary Involvement with Disadvantaged Students, 1989 – 1992, Coordinated Vocational Academic Education Program at Sam Houston High School; subcommittee member, Arlington 2000, National Goal 5 (Adult Literacy and Lifelong Learning), 1992; All in conjunction with Arlington Independent School District.
  • Member, Tarrant County Junior College Tech-Prep Advisory Committee, 1992 – 1995.
  • Community leader since 1990 in opposing government financing of professional sports facilities.