Craft Beer, Fine Wine, Artisan Spirits, and Mouthgasmic Food.

Organizations and Contributions

I'm in the following canine clubs:
  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America - Draft Judge, Pack Dog Coordinator, Versatility Committee , Sunshine Committee, Weight Pull Judge, and Past Ways and Means Chair
  • Gulf Coast Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club - Secretary
  • Southbound Regional Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club
  • Brazos Valley Kennel Club -  Past Board Member, Past Trophy Chair, and Past Ads Chair
  • WetDog - member
  • International Weight Pull Association - Event coordinator, Regional Representative, and Judge
  • Old West Newfie Club - member
  • SouthWest Working Dog Association - Founder
  • SNIP - Founding Member
  • Aggieland Guide Dogs and Service Dogs - Advisory Board and Trainer
  • Lowchen Club of America - member
  • Gold Ribbon Rescue - Foster Home and Home Evaluator
  • Aggie Dog Club - President
  • Keep Austin Dog Friendly - Founder
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator #27966
The following are non-canine clubs:
  • TedxAustin Hosting Committee
  • International Association for Culinary Professionals - Host Committee Volunteer Chair
  • Austin Food Blogger Alliance - Founding member and Educational Chair
  • Texas Craft Brewer's Guild
Academic Organizations and Contributions:
  • Austin Community College - Social Sciences Adjunct Voting Chair
  • Texas A&M University Graduate Teaching Academy Fellow
  • Human Behavior and Evolution Society 
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology in Phlebotomy
  • Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society, President 2001-2002, University of Texas, Austin  
  • Ad Hoc Journal Reviewing - Evolution and Human Behavoir 
  • Office of Graduate Studies Research Workshop Panelist
Community Contributions:
  • South By South West Interactive, Austin, TX - 2010 - Core Conversation Panelist - The Yelp Effect, When Everyone’s a Restaurant Critic
  • Relationships and Information Series for Entrepreneurs (RISE Austin) - 2010 - Presenter
  • Ignite Austin 1 – Jan 2010 - Presenter