I received my degree in Political Science from UC Davis in 1976. Starting as an intern and continuing after my graduation, I served as a lobbyist in Sacramento on issues involving alternative health and patients rights. My professional back ground is mainly as the Founder and CEO of several businesses such as publishing, health products, international marketing. I am a lifelong passionate community activist for issues relating to the environment, alternative medicine, civil rights, women’s rights, antiwar, and against government corruption. My wife and I are the adopted parents of a total of 8 children who were all born addicted to drugs. I am a life long resident of San Bernardino County. I am the Past President of the Mojave Desert Democratic Club serving the High Desert Barstow Area. I am the current Chair of the CA 34th AD Democrat Committee and represent the 34th AD as a Delegate to the San Bernardino County Democratic Committee and the CA Democratic Party.