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DEMOCRATIC PARTY ACTIVITIES                            Supervisor; Rock Island County Board-District #20Chairman; Rock Island Democratic Minority CaucusCommittee to Elect Carol Moseley-Braun (became active prior to the March primary and continued through to the election)Coordinator of 14 Precincts in the City of Rock Island in the Nov. 3, 1992 ElectionPrecinct Committeeman, South Rock Island #1 1976-PresentDeputy registrar for Rock Island County, 1976-PresentDelegate to the State Democratic Convention, 1978-1996Delegate to the Young Democrats National Convention, 1979Treasurer, Young Democrats of Illinois, 1979William Dawson Award Winner, 1981, Young Democrats of IllinoisDelegate-Democrat National Convention 2008, Denver, Co.COMMUNITY ACTIVITIESPast-Vicej President-Metro Branch N.A.A.C.P.Past- Vice President- A. Phillip Randolph InstituteMember S.C.L.C. (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)Executive Board, Q-C League of Native AmericansPast- Executive Board- Horace Mann Choice Elementary SchoolPast- Executive Board- Quad City Alliance for JusticeRock Island Township Court Watch- MemberDocent- Davenport Museum of ArtPast- Member, Board of Directors, John Deere Plow and Planter Employee's Credit Union and Chairman of the Delinquency CommitteePast- Chairman, Bi-State Metropolitan Computer Security and Privacy CommissionPast- Chairman, Martin Luther King Center Advisory BoardPast- Member, Bi-State Metropolitan Planning CommissionPast- President, Rock Island County N.A.A.C.P.Church-Olivet Baptist, 115-21st Avenue, Rock Island.Past-Member Child Abuse CouncilBoard Member-Arrowhead RanchBoard Member- University of Illinois Extension ServiceMember- A.C.T.I.V.E. Club (Senior Citizens) Rock IslandRock Island County Forest PreservePast- Member- Congressman Lane Evans Military Scholarship BoardMember 14th Judicial District Task Force on Juvenile DetentionPast- President and Member- Community Caring ConferenceFounding Member, Council on Children at RiskIHSA and IHSAA Registered Basketball Official for 26 YearsLABOR AFFILIATION AND ACTIVITIESMember Quad City Federation of LaborUnited Auto Workers Local 434, 1965-1972 Union Time Study Representative, (The First Black Native American Quality Control Inspector)Patternmaker League of North America, 1972-1991, Shop Committee and Pension Board member. (First Black Native American Patternmaker in the World)Retired- International Association of Machinists Lodge #2825 Member 1991-2007EDUCATIONBlack Hawk College, Moline, IL Completion of five year Metal Patternmaker Apprenticeship. Also courses in Afro- American History, Spanish, Statistics, Criminal Law and JusticeScott Community College, Bettendorf, IA Courses in Labor History, International Trade and Export, and Auto SalesAllied Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL Completed One Year Certificate in Engineering Drafting TechnologySt. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA Courses in Supervisory Development and Small Business ManagementEMPLOYMENT1965-2007 Patternmaker John Deere 42 Year Service-Retired1965 Colt Industry-Fairbanks Morse Scale DivisionReferences Furnished Upon Request