An active Republican
Precinct Committeeman, Precinct Captain, and
State Committeeman continuously since 2012, I
have served in a variety of roles in the
party, including LD26 Treasurer (2012-2016),
LD26 Second Vice Chair (Nov. 2018 - date),
MCRC EGC Member At Large
(2018-date), as well as on bylaws,
resolutions, and nominating committees at the
county and state levels. Awards include LD26
Most Dedicated Precinct Award (2013) and LD26
Outstanding PC Award (2014).
participated in every state Convention,
and every Statutory and Mandatory meeting
at the county and state level for all
those years. And my "boots on the ground"
local activism is well documented.
I am a Life Member of
both the NRA and the Arizona Citizenís Defense
League. My political activity goes back
to 1980 when I stuffed envelopes for the
Ronald Reagan presidential campaign as a
I am a Professional Registered
Parliamentarian (PRP), and serve both as
a meeting parliamentarian and as a floor
parliamentarian, helping delegates to
participate effectively in meetings where
Robertís Rules of Order are used. I also teach
practical, effective use of Robertís Rules of
Order in seminars for both students and
faculty in educational institutions, political
parties at the legislative district level, and
annually at National Association of
Parliamentarians Workshops since 2017.
|I teach Engineering Technology
at Mesa Community College (1996-date) and am a
registered Professional Engineer. My
experience includes consulting for the
National Science foundation, Intel
Corporation, Sperry Space Systems, and
Honeywell Satellite Systems. I earned two U.S.
Patents for my work on the Strategic Defense
Initiative, a Bachelorís Degree in Electrical
Engineering from the University of
Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Arizona State
University. I am an occasional ham radio
operator (KF7OBS). I have lived here in
Maricopa County since 1986, and currently live
in Tempe with my beautiful wife of 27 years
and two lovely daughters.
What about the other candidates?
To be effective in this position, a
knowledge of how the MCRC operates is a
Does your favorite MAL candidate have
experience serving and chairing committees
at the District, County, and State levels?
commitment is essential.
How long has your favorite MAL candidate
been serving in the party?
Parliamentary skill is
needed to get anything even mildly
controversial through committees. Being a
conservative is important, but is not enough
to be effective. Unless you know the rules,
party establishment can shut you down
completely. I know. From personal
Does your favorite MAL
candidate know Robert's Rules of Order?