04/18/09- Poetry Society of Michigan’s Spring Conference, Poetry Reading U.P. Peninsula Poets in Lansing, Michigan. 9:30AM-4:30PM

06/13/09- Invitational Judge for Creative Communications Poetry Contest (Spring 2009)

07/10/09-07/10/14- Membership Judge for The Rhysling Anthology: The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Published Annually & The Dwarf Stars Awards

08/12/09- Guest speaker for the Shelby Writer's Club at the Shelby Public Library in Shelby Township, Michigan. 6:30PM-8:30PM

02/06/10- Macomb Book Fair & Writers' Conference at the Mount Clemens Public Library

05/01/10- Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Spring 2010 Conference (SCBWI-MI) at Lexington Lansing Hotel, Lansing, MI. 8:30AM-5:30PM

08/14/10- Great Lakes Artisan Village at Great Lakes Crossing Mall, Auburn Hills, MI. Literacy Weekend: Local Michigan Authors: Saturday 1:00PM-6:00PM

04/13/11- Invitational Judge for Creative Communications Poetry Contest (Spring 2011)

05/17/11- Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Spring 2011 Conference (SCBWI-MI) at The Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor, MI. 8:30AM-5:30PM

06/16-06/19/11-2011 Convention of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc., (NFSPS). Hosted by: The Poetry Society of Michigan. The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel, Dearborn, MI. 7:00AM-10:00PM

07/25/12-08/02/12- Alaskan Tour: Seattle, Washington; Ketchikan, Alaska; Skagway, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; Anchorage, Alaska, Seattle, Washington

07/26/13- 08/03/13- Canada/New England Tour: Montreal, Canada; Quebec City, Canada; St. Lawrence River, Canada; Prince Edward Island (Anne of Green Gables' Farm & Museum-LM Montgomery relative meet and greet); Sydney, Nova Scotia; Halifax, Nova Scotia (Titanic Graves & site); Bar Harbor, Maine; & Boston, Massachusetts