Currently Leader of the Newcomer Linux Users Group (NEWLUG) for Linux newcomers.
Currently Vice-President St. Louis Unix Users Group (SLUUG).
Currently a member of the SLUUG Board of Governors.
Frequent participant at SLUUG Steering Committee.
Reluctant webmaster for SLUUG web pages.
Extensive hands on experience with Linux and other Operating Systems
CompTIA Linux + certification 2005
CompTIA Security + certification 2005
Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level-1 certification 2004
LPI Study Group participant at Show Me Linux Education Facility
Subject Matter Expert for Linux Study Guide at Wave Technologies 2000
End User of Linux on the desktop since 1995
Various IT consulting employment and volunteer activities since 1994
Retired Information Systems Chief - US Army 1993
Unix System Administrator experience since 1987
Personal Computer instructor and help desk skills since 1985
Computer programming and Network System Administrator since 1983
Still likes to drive Ford Pickup Truck.
Life member National Rifle Association since age 16.
Subscriber to Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine since age 15.
Bio as of 5 January 2019.