I spent 12 years with the Calif Youth Authority, then 21 years with CDCR as a Correctional Counselor. Specialist in the area of Litigation/Inmate Appeals, Supervising Counselor and mid-level managment for a Substance Abuse Treatment Program. I became involved in prison ministry in 2004 following my attendance at a Celebrate Recovery (CR) Summit at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA. Served as State Representative for CR ‘Inside’ (prisons/jails) for several years. Became a religious volunteer at Lerdo Detention Facility in 2014 and was privileged to be selected as an Assistant Chaplain at Lerdo in January 2015. Currently serving as Chaplain on the Chaplain Services team at Lerdo.