Jack is the product of a military up-bringing, spending his formative years at various Marine Corps bases in California, North Carolina, Virginia, and New York. His Father was a Marine Corps Captain and a veteran of World War II. Jack’s service in the US Army from 1968 – 1970 includes infantry training at Fort Lewis, Washington, and Fort Gordon, Georgia; airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia, with a tour of duty in Vietnam as part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade; and holding the position of Assistant Drill Sergeant at Fort Ord, California. He is a Purple Heart recipient. Jack and his wife of 50 years are residents of Los Gatos.
Jack received an M.S. in Geology from San Jose State. His professional career spans 40+ years as a geologist throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, and Saudi Arabia. Jack was involved in siting studies for military bases, nuclear power plants, nuclear waste repositories; clearing of unexploded ordinances (UXO) associated with a former military installation in Benicia, California; and conducting remedial investigation/feasibility studies at a former wood treatment facility in Michigan, Superfund sites in Michigan and Sunnyvale, California, and a gold mine closure in Juneau, Alaska. Prior
to retirement in 2015, Jack was Managing Principal for the Los Gatos ofﬁce of Stantec Consulting Services and also served as an Environmental Remediation Practice Leader for Northern California.
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