EDUCATION
2010    MFA, Photography (Magna Cum Laude)
            Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
            Culminating document:  "Indelible Sensations"
1987    MA, Photography
            California State University, Fullerton, CA
            Exhibition:  "A State of Heart"
1984    BA, Communications
            California State University, Fullerton, CA

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2018-Present
Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA
Instructor

2016-Present       
Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles, CA
Instructor, BA Program and MFA Program

2004-2016       
Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara and Ventura, CA
Program Director, Wedding Certificate Program (2009-2012)
Portrait Division Chair, BFA Professional Photography (2004-2010)
Instructor, BFA Program and MFA Program

SELECTED ACADEMIC SERVICE, Brooks Institute
2016                Chair, Academic Senate
2015-2016       Member, President's Cabinet
2015                Chair, Exploratory Committee for Brooks Institute Governance
2015                Chair, Academic Council
2014-2015       Member, Academic Search Committee

SELECTED INDUSTRY SERVICE
2018-Present    2nd Vice President, Board of Professional Photographers of California
2010-2013         Programming Chair, Professional Photographers of California
2010-2011          Industry Advisor, Professional Photographers of California
2009-Present   Councilor, Professional Photographers of America
2009-2010        Chairman of the Board, Professional Photographers of California
2008-2009       President, Professional Photographers of California
2008-Present   Industry Advisor, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

SELECTED INDUSTRY AWARDS AND HONORS
2017    EDU100 Award, Professional Photographers of America
2017    Life Member, Professional Photographers of America
2013    National Award, Professional Photographers of America
2012    Evans Kingham Service Award, Professional Photographers of California
2011    Carlos Lozano Mentor Award, Professional Photographers of California
2003    Photographer of the Year, Professional Photographers of California
2003    Portrait Photographer of the Year, Professional Photographers of California
2003    Illustrative Photographer of the Year, Professional Photographers of San Diego County
2003    Fuji MASTERPIECE Award, Fuji Film International
2003    15th Annual Peoples' Choice Award, Professional Photographers of California
2001    Fuji MASTERPIECE Award, Fuji Film International

SELECTED GUEST LECTURES/WORKSHOPS
Sierra College, Rocklin, CA, October 16, 2018
Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, CA, Chinese Workshop, July 2017
Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, Chinese Workshop, July 2008, March 2015
Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, German Workshop, March 2012
Tri Community College, Covina, CA, June 2015, May 2013, October 2008
Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA, November 2012, April 2011, May 2009
College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, October 2012
Fachhochschule, University of Applied Design, Dusseldorf, Germany, September 2010

SELECTED NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS
West Coast School, Professional Photographers of California, San Diego, CA, June (annually) 2001- 2018
Photo Frenzy, Arizona Professional Photographers Association, Phoenix, AZ, February 2016,            April 2014
Foto Chaos, Professional Photographers of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, March 2014
Winter Conference, Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Austin, TX, February 2014
Photo Video West, San Diego, CA, April 2013
Platform Program, Wedding Portrait Photographers International, Las Vegas, NV, March 2013,       February 2009
WPPI University, Wedding Portrait Photographers International, Las Vegas, NV, March 2013,        February 2012, February 2011
WPPI University, Wedding Portrait Photographers International, Atlanta, GA, July 2012,    September 2011
Jump Into Success, Professional Photographers of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, March 2013
Photo Pro Expo, Photo Pro Network, Covington, KY, February 2013
Southwest Convention, Southwest Professional Photographers of America, Irving, TX,          September 2012
Imaging USA, Professional Photographers of America’s Student Photographic Society, New Orleans,            LA, January 2012, San Antonio, TX, January 2011
Master Class, Wedding Portrait Photographers International, Las Vegas, NV, February 2011
Photokina, Cologne, Germany, September 2010
Professional Photographers of Illinois Convention, Associated Professional Photographers of Illinois,             Indianapolis, IN, February 2010
Sociedad Mexicana de Fotógrafos Profesionales, Morelia, Mexico, November 2009, Tijuana,             Mexico, November 2008
The Societies Image Makers Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers, London, England, January 2009
Photo Talk Radio, Los Angeles, CA, October 2008
Calumet, Chicago, IL, November 2007

COURSES TAUGHT
Antelope Valley College                                                                       2018-Present
                                    ART100          Art Appreciation
                                    ART145          2D Design
                                    PHOT107      History of Photography
                                    PHTC211       Wedding, Events Photography
Mount Saint Mary’s University                                                           2106-Present
                        MFA Program
                                    FLM256A        Studio I
                                    FLM256B        Studio II
                                    FLM296A        Studio V Thesis Preparation
                                    FLM296B        Studio VI Thesis Preparation
BFA Program
                                    ART192A        Power of the Portrait
                                    ART192B        Beginning Portfolio Development
                                    FLM195          Portfolio Development
                                    FLM199          Portrait, Wedding, Lifestyle
Brooks Institute                                                                                   2004-2016
BFA Program
                                    PTT262          Digital Imaging III:  Processing Fundamentals
                                    PTT270          Lighting People
                                    PRT251          Power of the Portrait
                                    PRT252          Intermediate Portraiture
                                    PRT310          Wedding and Events
                                    CMO496        Program Capstone
                        MFA Program
                                    PTT657          MFA Studio Critique V
                        MSS Program
                                    MSS626          Visual Storytelling and Portraiture
                        Brooks Institute Extension Workshops
                                    Portraiture:  Natural Light Portraiture
                                    Portraiture:  Advanced Studio Lighting
                                    Portraiture:  Intro to Studio Lighting
Saddleback College                                                                              1990-2004      
                                    Photo 158        Introduction to Color Photography
Palomar College                                                                                  Spring 1989
                                    Photo 54          Introduction to Color Photography
California State University Fullerton                                                   1987-1988
                                    Art 338A         Creative Photography
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