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I spent my career working in the computer industry, primarily, with a passion in business application and tool development, and strategic and product marketing, and I spent a lot of my free time writing poetry.



Work History


Retired Volunteer, 4/2011-Present

  • Focusing on my avocation of writing poems in various styles and on various topics since 1974; two compilations: confessions 1974-1981 and discussions 1992-present.
  • LightWorks, Executive Director: A vocational training project of Shepherd’s Table, Inc., set up to transform the lives of our community’s at-risk population from hopelessness to self-sufficiency by providing them with a vocation in the construction of tiny houses and teaching them biblical character traits, life and soft skills, and more.   Closed 12/2016.
  • Shepherd’s Table, Inc, Board President: In November 2011 we started a food bank in Kootenai County Idaho to provide emergency food in Jesus’ Name for people in our community who are having difficulty making ends meet. We are a 501c3 nonprofit.   Closed 12/2016.
  • Shepherd’s Table @ Valley Church: In October 2010 we started a food bank at Valley Church in Cupertino CA, set up to help feed people who are having difficulty making ends meet.
  • The rest available upon request.






  • Awana and AKX leader, director, and commander; a member of a college group ministry team; an adult Sunday school teacher; speaker at various churches to their men’s group ministry; community outreach via a startup food bank.
  • CityTeam Ministries as a member of the church advisory council; a volunteer in the Family and Homeless ministries; and heading up special projects for the Director of the San Jose Operations; and the key developer of a strategic business plan for a new men’s and woman’s homeless shelter.
  • President of the CCC Board of Directors. Facilitating non-profits working together to reduce duplication of effort in Kootenai County, Idaho.






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