VietNam War veteran, having served with the Western Pacific Detachment of Amphibious Construction Battalion ONE, Yokuska, Japan (1966-67), UCLA graduate with BS degree in Political Science (International Relations and Government depth field concentration-1996), Professional Radio Broadcaster (1970-2002; Los Angeles market: 1972-1985; Listed in "Who's Who in L.A. Radio" publication), successful Independent Insurance Broker, greater Palm Springs, Ca. market: 1995-Present). Happily married 19 years; two sons and one daughter. Active in local politics; Chairman and Planning Commissioner, Cathedral City, Ca.: 2005-2013.