Sigma Gamma Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Kappa Phi. Listed in "Best Lawyers in America," 2006-. Recipient, Best Lawyers in America, 2006-. Member, Geologic Advisory Council, Kansas State University (Chairman, 1998-2000; Secretary, 1996-1998). Author: "Toeing the Line: Compliance with the National Contingency Plan for Private Party Cost Recovery Under CERCLA," 32 Washburn Law Journal, 190 (1993); "Citizenship: A Discussion of Environmental Citizen Suits," 39 Washburn Law Journal 67 (2000); 1995 Kansas Environmental Handbook Supplement, Chapter 14, Representing the Plaintiff in Environmental Litigation; 1994-2006, Kansas Annual Survey of Law, Environmental Law. Contributor: 1991-1992 Kansas Annual Survey of Law, Environmental Law; 1992 Kansas Environmental Handbook, Chapter 14, Representing the Plaintiff in Environmental Litigation. Honoree: 40 Under 40, (2003); Leadership Wichita, Class of 2003. Adjunct Professor, Newman University. Member: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Division of Environmental Geosciences (Vice President, 2004-2005; Co-Chairman Technical Program-AAPG Annual Convention-Calgary, Canada, 2005; Chairman, Liaison Committee, 2003-2006); Wichita Association of Petroleum Landmen (Program Chairman, 1998-1999, 2001-2002; Member, Board of Directors, 1999-2001); Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association; Wichita Wagonmasters; Wichita Festivals, Inc. (Board of Directors, 2000-2003); Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce Water Resources Committee (Member, Environmental Subcommittee); American Heart Association (Board of Directors, Sedgwick County Division, 1996-2003); Downtown Y's Men's Club; Friends of the Wichita Art Museum (Board of Directors, 2005-2008; Co-Chairman Art & Book Committee, 2007-2008); Kansas State University College of Arts and Sciences (Dean's Advisory Council, 2005-2008); Wichita Crime Commission (Member, 2006-; Board of Directors, 2007-; Secretary 2011-); Leadership Wichita (Trustee, 2008-2010); Boy Scouts of America (Quivira Council Board of Directors, 2010-; Treasurer, 2011-).