I have been involved in Freemasonry for 12-years now. I'm a Past Master of Oriental Lodge No.60 (now Treasurer), the Idaho Lodge of Research No.1965 (now Secretary), and the Idaho City Historical Lodge No.1863; Past Grand Orator of the Grand Lodge AF&AM of Idaho; Past High Priest of Boise Chapter No.3, Royal Arch Masons; Most Excellent Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Idaho; Past President of the Order of the High Priesthood of Idaho; Past Illustrious Master for Idaho Council No.1, Cryptic Masons; Right Illustrious Grand Principal Conductor of the Work of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Idaho; Thrice Illustrious Senior Warden of the Order of the Silver Trowel in Idaho; Past Eminent Commander for Idaho Commandery No.1, Knights Templar; recipient of the Knights Templar Cross of Honor; Eminent Grand Standard Bearer of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Idaho; member of the Committee on Social Media for the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the USA; Warden of Regalia of the Idaho Chapter of the Sovereign Order of Knights Preceptor; Pre-Eminent Governor of Tri-Valley College No.178, York Rite Sovereign College of North America; lifetime member of the Ohio Asylum of Research under the Grand Commandery of Ohio; Past Patron of Adah Chapter No.8 of the Order of the Eastern Star of Idaho; member (32°) of the Boise Valley of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction of the USA; Fellow of the Grand College of Rites, USA; Prelate of St. Michael's Conclave of the Red Cross of Constantine; Past Associate Bethel Guardian of Bethel No.29, Job's Daughters International; member of Clontarf Council No.69, Order of Knight Masons; Secretary of Intermountain Chapel No.27 and Provincial Grand Herald (Northwest Province) of the Commemorative Order of St. Thomas of Acon, USA; Warder of Idaho Priory No.13, Knights of the York Cross of Honor; member of the Royal Order of Scotland; Founding Senior Warden of Star Garnet Council No.560 of the Allied Masonic Degrees for the United States of America; 3° (Fellow) of the Royal Order of the Masonic Knights of the Scarlet Cord; member of Ye Antient Order of the Corks; Very Honorable Lt. Commander-General of the Masonic Order of the Bath of the United States of America; member of Salish Court No.96 of the Masonic Order of Athelstan; member of El Korah Shrine of Shriners International; and Celebrant-designate (VII°) of Idaho Rose Circle and member of Wyoming College of the Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis (SRICF).
I'm a member of the Apostolic Johannite Church and a novitiate of the Oblates of the Temple and St. John (ObTSJ).
I served in the Idaho Army National Guard for 12-years as an Intelligence Analyst and an Unmanned Aircraft Instructor-Operator with two deployments to Iraq.
I am an alumnus of Boise State University where I earned a Bachelors of Science in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations with a Minor in History and my Masters of Arts in Political Science with my thesis titled "Analysis of Cyber Incidents Between Dyadic Rivals". I'm also a member of the Kappa Rho Chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and served as House Manager, Grand Treasurer, and Grand Procurator (the judicial officer and 2nd-in-command).