Community Activities

  • Tournament of Roses Committee, Pasadena, 1986 - 1992
  • Santa Anita Homeowners Association, Architectural Review Board 1991 - 2012Chairman 1996 and 1999
  • Highland Oaks Elementary School, Arcadia, California: Founding Chairman Designing Dads parent volunteer group (Chairman 1992 - 1993 and 1993 - 1994)
  • Santa Anita Little League, Manager or Coach of twelve teams between 1993 and 1999
  • Foothill Middle School, Arcadia, California: Founding Chairman Great Scots parent volunteer group (Chairman 1994 - 1995 and 1995 - 1996)
  • AYSO Region 2, Coach 1994 - 1996
  • Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Medical Ethics Committee 1994Board of Directors 2008
  • YMCA Basketball Coach 1999 (two teams)
  • Arcadia Welfare & Thrift volunteer 2000 - 2014
  • San Miguel Catholic School (Watts, Los Angeles) Mentor to 7th and 8th graders 2004 - present
  • Metro Gold Line Arcadia Station Art Committee 2005 - 2009
  • HELPS International, Member of Medical Team to Guatemala 2008
  • Arcadia City Council 2014 - 2018Mayor 2016 - 2017
  • Damien High School, Graduation Commencement Speaker 2016

Charitable Boards

  • Loyola Marymount University Alumni Association Board of Directors 1998 - 1999
  • Stillpoint Resources Advisory Board 2001 - 2008
  • Methodist Hospital Foundation 2002 - 2011Treasurer 2006Board Chairman 2008Chair of Emergency Department Council 2010 - 2011Elected Lifetime Emeritus status 2012
  • Presentation Sisters of Watts Advisory Board 2005 - present
  • Loyola Law School: Board of Overseers 2008 - 2013
  • St. Thomas More Society of Los Angeles, Chairman of Executive Committee 2008 - 2011
  • Loyola Marymount University, Board of Regents 2008 - 2017Executive Committee 2011 - 2017
  • Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center Board of Directors 2009 - 2010
  • San Miguel School Board, Board Chairman 2009 - present

Awards

  • La Salle High School, Lasallian Volunteer of the Year Award 2006
  • La Salle High School, De La Salle Medal 2008
  • San Miguel School, Recognition Award 2008
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, President's Award of Merit 2008
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Donald R. Wright Distinguished Service Award 2008
  • Irish America Magazine, Irish Legal 100, 2009 - 2011
  • Irish American Bar Association, Daniel O'Connell Award 2012
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Lifetime Achievement for Exemplary Community Service 2013
  • Loyola Law School, 1 of 50 Inspirational Alumni in History of School 2014
  • City of Los Angeles, Certificate of Recognition for charitable work in the community of Watts 2016