I enjoy volunteering and assisting non-profits at the board level. I served as President of the Washington State News Council, an independent, nonprofit, statewide organization whose members share a common belief that fair, accurate and balanced news media are vital to our democracy.

I've given my time and money to The Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) who provide full scholarship grants to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty. SOWF also provide immediate financial assistance for severely wounded special operations personnel and their families.  read more