– Associate of Science in Forestry
– Associate of Science in Recreation and Wildlife Management
– Certificate in Conflict Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution
– Bachelor of Science in Business and Organizational Management
– Masters in Education
– Past President of Maine Arborists Association
– Past seat on National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council
– Past Director of NewsChannel 9 Science Theatre
– Past Executive Director Chattanooga Audubon Society
– Retired Science Teacher from Hamilton County School System (CSLA)
– Adjunct Professor at Southern Adventist University

– Author of 3 non-fiction books – Natural Pattern Forms; Natural Stonescapes; Landscaping Makes Cents
– Lecturer / Public Speaker
– Japanese Garden Design
– Permaculture Design
– Green Industry Consultant
– Musician (violin, guitar, mandolin, dulcimer)
– Photographer
– Actor
– Naturalist
– Poet
– Armchair Philosopher (to sit or not to sit, that is the question)