Director of Customer Support / Training
January 2016 - Present
Amped Software, Inc., Las Vegas, NV
Leveraging well over a decade of experience as a forensic multimedia analyst to assist Amped Software's rapidly growning customer base.
President, Board of Directors
December 2010 - Present
West Valley County Water District, Neenach, CA
I sit as President of the Board of Directors (elected state office) for this small municipal water utility serving the Holiday Valley community in the mountains of northwest Los Angeles County.
November 2015 - Present
Towcester Abbey Praeceptory, Neenach, CA
The Praeceptory at Towcester Abbey is a California non-profit corporation providing educational support services to the underserved areas of rural Los Angeles and Kern counties. I supervise instruction and fundraising.
Police Surveillance Specialist
July 2001 - March 2016
Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles, CA
I perform skilled work in the design, fabrication, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and inspection of electronic surveillance and countermeasure equipment utilized in the investigation of criminal activity. Additionally, I founded the Forensic Digital Multimedia Analysis Lab within the Electronics Unit in 2002 and serve as the Department's Senior Forensic Digital Multimedia Analyst.
Instructor / Presenter
July 2001 - August 2015
I’ve created and delivered an innovative and one-of-a-kind curriculum for groups such as the National Technical Investigators Assoc., Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association, the American Institute of Forensic Education, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, California Polytechnic Univ. (Pomona), Woodbury University, and many others.
Forensic Digital Multimedia Analyst
January 2009 - August 2015
Forensic Analysis Associates, LLC., Lancaster, CA
Forensic Audio / Video / Image Analyst working both civil and criminal cases for clients across the world utilizing the latest technology from Adobe, Amped Software, Avid, Sony, and many others.
January 2005 - January 2006
Beverly Hills Lodge #528, F.&A.M., Los Angeles, CA
I served one term as the Treasurer of the Beverly Hills Masonic Lodge (a California 501 (C)(10) corporation), responsible for the receipt and disbursement of all monies due or owed to/by the Lodge as well as for the oversight of the management of the Lodge’s multi-million dollar portfolio of stocks, property, and oil rights. I obtained certification from California’s Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons in financial management in 2005.
President, Board of Directors
January 2003 - June 2004
Scottish American Athletic Association, Los Angeles, CA
I served one term as President of a member supported 501 (c)(3) charity organization representing over 1000 members from all over the world. I was responsible for the daily activities of an agency staffed entirely with volunteers. I was also responsible for the Association’s charitable activities, events, and fundraising.
Director of Publications
January 1996 - December 2004
Clan MacFarlane Society International, Dunfirmline, Fife, UK
I was responsible for the creation and distribution of all publications related to the activities of this ancient Highland Clan’s registered charitable societies in the UK and the US . I supervised photographers and graphic artists working in the corporation’s offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and the United States.
July 1991 - June 1992
Sonoma County Junior College District, Santa Rosa, CA
served one term as an elected member of the Board of Trustees of the Sonoma County Junior College District representing the student population of the district.
Industry leader and innovator with more than two decades of experience in the private and public sectors. Knowledgeable in the latest technology and applicable laws. Highly skilled in achieving maximum utilization from scarce resources.