“I was the guy there when the paper was white.”
- Moss Hart
2013 Working on two new plays, one about the painter Paul Cezanne and his gardener, the other a marital comedy
2011 Rousseau and Hobbes had a public reading at ACT Theatre Nov. 21.
2011 Reconceived and rewrote Rousseau and Hobbes, a play about the 1994 Rwandan genocide and primate field research first written in 1999.
2011 Participated in and served as a moderator at Playwrights in Mind: A National Conversation, the first national conference of Dramatists Guild of America.
2011 Future Imperfect was a finalist for 2011 Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland, OR. 4 plays were chosen from 10 finalists, selected from 200 submissions.
2010 Travelled to Rwanda and Uganda for two weeks of research as preparation for rewriting Rousseau and Hobbes.
2010 Completed Future Imperfect, a full-length comedy about a family tryingto unite after the mother’s death. Had public readings at id Theater (NY) Sept. 20 and at ACT Theatre (Seattle) June 17.
2010 A Dying Wish was a semifinalist for 2010 NAAA Double X Play Reading Festival, London, England. 400 scripts were submitted.
2010 The Thing With Feathers was a finalist for 2010 Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland, OR. 4 plays were chosen from 10 finalists, selected from 200 submissions.
2010 The Thing With Feathers was a semifinalist selection for 2010 FutureFest new play festival, Dayton, OH. 6 plays were chosen from 12 semifinalists, selected from 390 submissions.
2010 A Dying Wish had a reading Feb. 15 at id Theater’s Sit In! reading series in New York
2009 The Thing With Feathers had a reading Nov. 11 at Lark Play Development Center in New York
2009 The Thing With Feathers was one of six plays developed at Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, June 8-21, in Idaho
2009 The Thing With Feathers was a semifinalist selection for 2009 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
2007 Completed The Thing With Feathers, a full-length play about a Vietnam War vet fighting to save his failing coffee farm in Costa Rica
2005 Wrote short story, Pochta
2003 Completed play A Dying Wish, a full-length family drama
2001 Rousseau and Hobbes, as a result of a juried selection process, received a staged reading at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference with Edward Albee, in Alaska.
2001 Rousseau and Hobbes, as a result of a juried selection process, received a staged reading at Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York. Reading was part of that theatre’s First Light Festival.
1999 Completed Rousseau and Hobbes, a full-length play about genocide and primate research in Rwanda and Uganda
Dramatists Guild regional representative for state of Washington
2003 Produced Equity production of Betrothal, written by Lanford Wilson
Founder and Chairman of Salmon Bay Events, a company that produced Northwest Flower & Garden Show and San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. Sold shows 2009. Also magazine founder and publisher 1979-2000.
Member of Board of Trustees, San Francisco Botanical Garden Society, a non-profit organization supporting San Francisco Botanical Garden (in Golden Gate Park).
Chaired Strategic Directions Committee.
Member of Board of Directors, American Horticultural Society (Alexandria, Virginia)
Member of Board of Directors, The Arboretum Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting Washington Park Arboretum, a 200-acre arboretum in Seattle; chaired various committees including Long-Range Planning Committee. Served as Foundation President 1993-1995.
University of Washington, B.A. – English Literature, 1973