Professional Registration: 1992, State of California Landscape Architect, LLA 3734; 2011, LEED Green Associate No. 10685812; 2008, League of American Bicyclists (LAB) League Certified Instructor No. 2008
Education: B.S. Biology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 1982; Master of Landscape Architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1988
Professional and Community Organizations: American Society of Landscape Architects; Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals; San Diego Mountain Biking Association; San Diego Canyonlands
Experience: Combining his interest in outdoor activities with his professional planning and design background, John offers both technical and functional expertise in bicycle and trail planning and design. John has served two terms as president of the San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA), an affiliate of the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA). He has been a SDMBA director since 2001 and was named to IMBA's California Regional Leadership Advisory Council.
Through his extensive volunteer work in trail design, renovation and maintenance projects throughout Southern California, John brings hands-on knowledge of the critical components of successful trail systems. Much of his recent volunteer work has been directed at developing antidotes to the decades-long reduction in outdoor activity and the resulting childhood obesity epidemic; especially attracting kids and their parents back to the outdoors with age-appropriate activities and facilities that appeal to their sense of fun and adventure.