Dave is Treasurer of the Board for the Great Peninsula Conservancy, a land trust in Kitsap County. He is also on the board of the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF) which provides loan capital to businesses in a select area of the Rainier Valley along the rail link line in Seattle. Dave also does volunteer work clearing and maintaining trails in North Kitsap County. He led a successful effort to reduce storm and sewer water pollution as President of the North Kingston Community Association.
Dave worked 34 years for the Environmental Protection Agency most of the time in the Seattle Regional Office in a variety of positions. Most of that time was in clean air running grant programs. Before that Dave served for 2 1/2 years in the Peace Corps in the Fiji Islands. Dave has a BA in Economics from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.