Qualifications

EDUCATION:

J.D. - Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School, 1986*.

C.L.U®. - Chartered LIfe Underwriter® Designation, The American College, 1986.

M.F.A. - Master of Fine Arts - Creative Writing, California Institute of the Arts, 2002.

M.P.A. - Masters in Public Administration - Golden Gate University, 1974.

B.A. - Bachelor of Arts, Oriental Studies, University of Arizona, 1971.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Thirty-six years in the LIfe Insurance Industry:

Corporate & Family Business Succession Plans

Estate Liquidity Planning

Pension and Profit Sharing

Charitable Bequests & Planned Giving

IRA's- Rollovers & Distributions

 

CIVIC SERVICE:

CERT, Community Emergency Response Team member, Palmdale, California.  Disaster preparedness training and mass casualty care in an urban setting.

WFR, Wilderness First Responder,  National Outdoor Leadership School. Locate, stabilize, treat & evacuate accident victims and sick persons when the definitive care of an emergency room is not available (i.e. in a wilderness setting).

ESL, Volunteer Instructor of English as a Second Language for children of migrant & immigrant workers.  Pueblo Learning Center, Palmdale, California.

Member & Secretary of New York Life's Agency Advisory Council.

Group Study Exchange Member from Rotary District 526 to Australia.

 

SERVICE UNDER OATH:

Search & Rescue Deputy for Kern County Sheriff's Dept.-Badge#35.  Trained in;   Man-Tracking, Hazardous Materials identification & isolation, Team searches, CPR & emergency trauma treatment, winter & desert survival.

Corporal, "C" Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne) 19th Special Forces.  Land Navigation, NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical) Instruction, Basic Airborne Training.

Platoon Sergeant, Infantry Company, U.S. ARMY.

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