President: Wood County Commission

Born: Luton, England -1946 -Reared in Parkersburg, WV -Grew up on working farm in Pettyville

  • Graduated Parkersburg High School
  • Graduated WVU 1969 -BS Forestry/Wildlife WVU 1977
  • WVU 1977 -Doctor of Dental Surgery


  • Ran track
  • in 4-H 10 years and attained All-Star ranking;
  • Played sports; Avid hunter/fisherman;
  • Very involved as youth in community service and environment;
  • WV Youth Conservationist of Year-I 965 .

US. Forest Service -1967 & 1969 summers; WV DNR, 1966.

US. Army 1970-72 "Captain Air Defense Artillery Helicopter pilot -Viet Nam

WV National Guard Aviation -1972-1977 Dental Practice -1977 -Present

Married 29 Yrs -Wife, Kay; three daughters

WVU Extension Service -4-H Board member

  • Organized Population Issues Forum (PIF)
  • Ran girls basketball league -11 yrs
  • PSHS girls soccer program
  • 9-I 1 Salute to Heroes
  • Veterans for Kerry group

Past member of Pleasants/Willow Island Power Plants Citizens Advisory Panel

Involved in a former Government Future Search Project

  • President -DUNN Foundation for Environment and Education
  • Dunn Fund at Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
  • Sponsor teen pregnancy prevention through Planned Parenthood
  • Member Democratic Executive Committee

Member and activist for numerous organizations:

  • Women's rights
  • Health
  • Stronger United Nations -Citizens for Global Solutions
  • Common Cause -Better government.
  • Immigration Groups " for more reasonable immigration policies