John is the Executive Director of The Crisis Pregnancy Centers of Tucson serving in that capacity since February of 1995. Certified as a CFRE by National Society of Fund Raising Executives in 1981(now the Association of Fund Raising Professionals, AFP) and Fellow by the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) in 1982, John has served numerous non-profit organizations in staff and volunteer capacities. He has also served many others throughout the U.S. as a development consultant. Currently, John serves as Chairman of the Board for the Arizona Life Coalition (Phoenix, AZ), and as a member of the board for Harvest International Ministries (Tucson, AZ), Life International, Vice Chairman (Grand Rapids, MI), and is a member of the National Advisory Council for National Institute of Family & Life Advocates (Fredericksburg, VA). He also serves as Secretary for Pinnacle Forum, (Tucson, AZ). He has served as the Tucson Men’s Children’s Supervisor for Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) 1995-2002, and as a member of the Boards of The Crisis Pregnancy Centers of Greater Phoenix (2003 – 2006) for which he also served as their Interim Executive Director throughout 2005, Heartbeat International, Treasurer (Columbus, OH), 2002-2007, Life Steward Ministries (Knoxville, TN), 2002-2007, Greater Tucson Leadership, 2000-2006 and as the Umpire in Chief for the CDO Little League, 2001-2002. John has been a friend to Rev Okongo and also Unite 4 Africa since 2006 and has made trips to different countries in Africa serving the communities and training/equipping leadership and speaking in different meetings. This lead to Join becoming a U4A Board Member from 2010. John is an ordained Pastor in recognition of the work of his ministry in the lives of those he serves. The Southern Arizona Chapter of AFP honored John as the Fund Raising Executive of the Year in 1999. John also is a charter member of the Emeritus Society of AFP and is a member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of AFP.
John has been married to his wife Lynne for 39 years and has three children – 35, 32 and 18 years of age. He has been blessed with two granddaughters who are four and one years old respectively and a grandson, 22 months old. A fourth grandchild is on the way. John is also an Eagle Scout father.