BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


  • Chesapeake Growth Commission
  • Planning Commission, 1998-2004, Chair 2004
  • Southeastern Public Service Authority
  • Transportation Safety Commission 1991-98, Chair 1997


SPECIAL PROJECTS AND COMMITTEES


  • Combined Federal Campaign, Chair 1999
  • Referenda: Library Bond, Road Bond and School Bond
  • Urban League’s Strategy 2000


CIVIC AFFILIATIONS


  • AFGE Local #53, 1986-present
  • American Planning Association, 2004
  • Chesapeake Democratic Committee
  • Chesapeake Democratic Women
  • Chesapeake Forward, Board Member
  • Chesapeake Men for Progress, Vice President 2004
  • Chesapeake Unit of Parliamentarians
  • Civic Leadership Institute, 2009
  • Crestharbour/Harbour North Civic League
  • Girls, Inc., Board Member 2006-2010
  • Great Bridge Toastmasters, Past President
  • Hampton Roads Jazz Lovers
  • HRCC LEAD Hampton Roads, Class of 2000
  • NAACP, Life Member, State Board 1994-1997
  • New Galilee Baptist Church, Church Treasurer 1991-2006
  • Sorensen Institute Candidate Training Program, 2006
  • Sorensen Institute Political Leaders Program, 2006
  • South Hill Lodge #197 F&AM, Worshipful Master 2001
  • Southside Cigar Club
  • Tidewater Council of Boy Scouts, Board Member 1999
  • United Way, Project Inclusion, Class of 1998
  • Urban League of Hampton Roads


WORK HISTORY


  • B&E Tax Service, 1992-present
  • Chesapeake City Council, 2006-2010
  • Naval Facilities Mid-Atlantic, 2004-present
  • Navy Public Works Norfolk, 1985-2004
  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 1984-1985
  • United States NAVY, USS John F. Kennedy CV-67, 1979-1984


EDUCATION


  • Tidewater Community College, Environmental Science


FAMILY


  • Married to Audrey R. Collins for 30 years with three  sons: Charles, Christopher and Clinton

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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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John F. Kennedy

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