Currently employed with Water District 1 of Johnson County and has over 35 years of experience in water treatment and over 12 years in wastewater.  He has associates degree in Environmental Water Technology through Fort Scott Community College and has Class 4 Water and Class 4 Wastewater certifications through KDHE.  He is actively involved with the KSAWWA Operator Training Committee and teaches at Fort Scott Community College as an adjunct instructor in the EWT program