Occupation: Retired USAF (1965-86), retired B&B owner (1988-2016)
Education: BS (International Affairs) USAF Academy (1965); MBA (Industrial Management) University of Missouri (1974); BS (Ag-business) Central Missouri State University (1989).
Family: Widower after 43 + years of marriage. My wife, Sandra, died of dementia compounded by Covid-19 in August 2020. No kids. I still live on her great-grandfather's farm SE of Warrensburg.
Career: 21 years as USAF officer, primarily in contract management. Included base level with up to $100 million in contracts and DCAS with over $1 billion. Managed offices with up to 60 staff (military & civilian)
Retired 2016 from our small business (bed & breakfast) after 28 years.
Served as Board member of state (BBIM) and national (PAII) B&B organizations; including President, Treasurer, Secretary and Membership Chair of BBIM.
Community Involvement: Member Warrensburg Elks Lodge & American Legion Post.
NRA life member & WMSA member.
Member/Treasurer Blind Boone Park Renovation Group.
Founder & Secretary/Treasurer of 5th Missouri Infantry, a living history/reenacting group.
Webmaster for Missouri State Skeet Association.
Member of Mid-Missouri Artists.
Past Treasurer for Johnson County Extension,
Member/President Johnson County Historical Society,
Webmaster & past Secretary Missouri Civil War Reenactors Assn.
Like most Libertarians, I am socially tolerant and economically conservative. I'm a strong gun rights advocate, believe the “war on drugs” has done more harm than good, and will work to reduce government interference in our daily lives. It's time to quit voting for the lesser of two evils and take a look at the Libertarian Party