A long time resident of Rancho Mirage, active in civic organizations and volunteer work. Served on the Rancho Mirage Housing Commission. In the past has served on County Boards (chaired housing committee of the county mental health board appointed by then Supervisor Jeff Stone). Actively attends city council and CVAG meetings.  A lawyer for 25 years. He also holds a degree in Economics from the University of California. Concerned about the City of Rancho Mirage especially housing, shopping, public and traffic safety.  Dedicated to improving the community.