What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition?
I was asked by Kenan. Having recently moved to Clarksville full time, I had been seeking ways to engage and help within the community.
What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges?
Marketing – and developing a strategic plan that would convince prospective members to join us.
What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest strengths?
A number of dedicated members and strong leadership.
If you are retired, what is your professional background?
I worked for the Navy (as a civilian) in auxiliary ship operations. I retired at the program management level.
If you are not employed outside your home, what other work or activity takes up most of your time?
Church – at the local parish and Diocesan levels.
Volunteering at the Clarksville Elementary School (currently interrupted by COVID-19.
What is a fun fact about you that not many people know?
I know what “2,5,and 8 are stack men” means.
What is something you’ve always wanted to do?
Get into fly-fishing. I took a few lessons last summer, but would like to do it on a more consistent basis.
What is your favorite quote?
“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.”