Thank you for taking time to review my resume.

Master of Public Administration 1990
Western Michigan University

Bachelor of Science 1985
Western Michigan University

Career Experience
City of Springfield 1991- 2007
City Manager 1999-2007
Retired 2007

Director of Public Safety 1991-1999

City of Kalamazoo, Department of Public Safety 1966 - 1991 Executive Lieutenant

Shift Commander supervising Public Safety Sergeants and Public Safety Officers. Includes a 3-month stint as Internal Affairs Investigator and cleaned up a one-year backlog of cases.
Other Assignments:
Sergeant, Detective, Mobile Crime Lab, Motorcycle Officer, General Patrol.

Professional Development
Attended numerous training sessions including but not limited to
Executive Fire Officer Academy FEMA
Fire Instructor
Defensive Tactics Instructor
Management by Objectives
Team Building
Positive Performance Management

Michigan Assoc. of Chiefs of Police Traffic Board; former
Calhoun County Silent Observer Program; former
Southwest Enforcement Team Board; former
Westwood Baptist Church Board; former
Berean Baptist Church Board; former
Berean Baptist Church Building and Grounds Committee
Bob and Becky Ministries Board; active
Cereal City Barbershop Chorus Board; active

Leadership Positions (All Former)
President of Kalamazoo Public Safety Supervisors Association
Chairman of Westwood Baptist Church Board, 8 years
Chair of West Michigan Police Chiefs Association
5th District Representative, Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police

Married to Sharon for 46 years
Three grown and married children
14 marvelous grandchildren
Still playing softball and golf, and singing in a barbershop chorus