Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Alpha Delta (Treasurer, 1973; Justice, 1974). Listed, Outstanding Young Men of America, 1979, 1980. Recipient, State of Florida Good Government Award, Florida Jaycees, 1978. City Councilman and Chairman, 1977-1981 and Mayor, 1978, 1979, Orange City. Member, 1977-1981 and Secretary, 1980, Volusia County League of Municipalities. Member, Orange City Charter Review Committee, 1975, 2008. Member, Board of Directors, DeBary Chamber of Commerce, 1992-1996. Member, Board of Directors and Attorney, Deltona Area Chamber of Commerce, 1982-1992. Member, Board of Directors, Cultural Arts Center, 1990-1994. Member, Organizing Board of Directors and Organizing Attorney, Boys and Girls Club of Volusia County, Inc., 1992-1997. Member, Board of Directors (Complimentary) and Attorney, African American Museum of the Arts, 1997—. Member, Volusia County, Bar/Judiciary/Clerk Committee, 2003—. Member, Volusia County, Probate and Guardianship Subcommittee, 2003—. Lifetime Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1989. Black Belt of the Year, American Okinawan Karate Association, 1999. Lifetime Member, Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity, 2006. Orlando's Top Lawyers (2012), Orlando Home & Leisure, October 2012.