Law Clerk to the Honorable John C. Tyson, III, Associate Judge, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, 1977-1978. Instructor, Alabama Police Academy, Selma, Alabama, 1977-1978. Special Assistant to Governor's Legal Advisor, 1975. Staff Attorney, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, 1978-1979. President, Alabama Volunteers in Corrections, 1980-1981. Special Assistant Attorney General, 1981-1987. Executive Secretary, Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology, 1983-1988. Special Counsel to Governor George C. Wallace, 1983-1987. Commissioner, Alabama Environmental Management Commission, 1993-1995. Commissioner, Alabama Commission on Higher Education, appointed 2003 by Governor Bob Riley.