Education
  • American School of Madrid, Spain (1965) - Valedictorian

  • Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California (1969) - B.S. Physics

  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, California (1976) - PhD in Oceanography

Employment

  • Lawrence Livermore Labs, Livermore, California - Technical Intern

  • TRW Space Systems, Redondo Beach, California - Scientific Programmer

  • EG&G Environmental Consultants, Waltham, Massachusetts - Staff Scientist

  • Linkabit Corporation, San Diego, California - Software Engineer --> Project Manager --> Department Head

  • Torrey Science and Technology, San Diego, California - Scientist and Engineer

  • Qualcomm, San Diego, California - Staff Engineer --> Project Engineer --> Vice President, Engineering

  • Cowlitz County Commissioner, District 1, 2017-2020

Public Service

  • Carrolls precinct Republican PCO 2008-2010, 2013-2014

  • Chairman, Cowlitz County Republican Party Central Committee, 2015-2016

  • Delegate to the Republican Party state convention 2008 and 2012

  • Board member, Cowlitz County Republican Liberty Caucus 2012-2014

  • WRIA 25-26 citizen at large representative 2012-2015

Special Assignments

  • Technical Program Secretary, Globecomm (IEEE Conference and Exhibition, San Diego) – 1990

  • Head of software development office in Chennai, India for Qualcomm, Inc – 1998

Publications

  • “Optimized System for High Resolution Measurements of Oceanic Temperature and Velocity” – doctoral dissertation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography - 1976

  • “Design Considerations of Wing Stabilized Free-fall Vehicles” – Deep Sea Research, 1976 - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0011747176909001

  • “Histories of Scientific Insights” by Igor Ushakov and edited by Arne Mortensen. – 2007

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