To apply my skills and experience as a leader and engineer to serve the people of Santa Rosa County
RETIRED • AIR FORCE • FROM FEBRUARY 2017-PRESENT
Retired as a Colonel on 1 February 2017 from Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command. Owns home in Holley by the Sea; Married to Lynn with three rescued Labradors: Rocko, Jake, and Bruno.
SQUADRONS AND GROUP COMMANDER • FROM 2005 - 2017
Three-time Squadron Commander and Group Commander. Last assignment prior to coming to Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field. Was Commander of the 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico. Led six squadrons of nearly 1,500 personnel in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Cannon Air Force Base New Mexico with a $25M plus annual budget. As Squadron Commander at Fairchild AFB, Bagdad, Iraq, and Vandenberg AFB, was in charge of engineering services for the entire base including fire response, environmental restoration, and all operation and maintenance of the base (facilities and utilities).
PROGRAM MANAGER • PENTAGON • FROM 2003 - 2005
Coordinated with thirty-five other program managers to prioritize budget requirements for support programs communication, infrastructure, environmental compliance, emergency response, etc.
MASTERS OF SCIENE IN ENGINEERING
AIR FORCE INSTITUE OF TECHNOLOGY
Thesis in Ultraviolet Disinfection of Wastewater
MASTERS OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
AIR WAR COLLEGE
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER
Air Commando Association
Knights of Columbus
Leadership Santa Rosa Class 32
Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Navarre Beach Yacht Club
Navarre Elks Lodge
Navarre Senior Center
Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce
Society of American Military Engineers
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
A Veteran with a Conservative Vision for our County
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