18 years in Summit, originally as Maintenance and Project Manager for the Summit Board of Recreation, then 15 years as Assistant Superintendent/Public Works Manager in DCS. Provides expertise in turfgrass management and facility operations. Currently holds New Jersey state certifications as a Certified Public Works Manager, and as a Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator, with a NJ DEP Environmental Sustainability Training Certificate in Natural Turf and Landscape Management. Holds recent Rutgers program certificates in the Organic Land Care Certificate Program, Organic Turfgrass Management, and Integrated Pest Management of Sports Fields. Holds a National Swimming Pool Foundation certification as a Certified Pool and Spa Operator. Provides prior experience of 15 years as a golf course superintendent at several private golf and country clubs, and 5 years as a commercial corporate landscape manager. Graduated Cook College, Rutgers University in 1982 with BS, Natural Resource Management.