• Education: Humphrey University College of Law

  • Teacher at Law school, and Criminal Law  Police academies

  • Military: USMC 1965-1969

  • Occupations:

  • Deputy Alameda County Sheriff Dept.

  • Detective Chowchilla Police Dept.

  • Chief of Police Huron, CA

  • Private Investigator

  • Attorney at law, owner John Barker And Assoc: Largest Criminal Law firm in CA.

  • Rancher

  • SCUBA instructor

  • BOD Vice President RFTW

  • Route Coordinator RFTW

  • Founder Combat Hero Bike Build

Ray McDowell "Too Tall" - Vice President

  • BOD President RFTW

  • Route Coordinator RFTW

  • Founder Combat Hero Bike Build

  • US Army Veteran

  • Retired from Ray's Equipment LLC, Odessa, TX


  • Combat Infantryman from Eagle Point, OR

  • Served as infantryman/fire team leader for 8 1/2 years with Oregon's 41st IBCT.

  • Deployed to Iraq in 2009/2010.

  • Currently working for BLM and volunteering as a trail guide and community action team founder/coordinator with Team Overland and Warfighter Outfitters.

  • Organizes multiple charity poker runs and community events like Ride for Rayden supporting local veterans and their families.

  • Has created multiple veterans reintegration programs such as GoVets, Pedals for Patriots and Southern Oregon Veterans Adventure Group.

  • USNR Apr '69 to Apr '75: Vietnam – Gulf of Tonkin NSAR Dec '70 to Apr '71, Danang/Phu Bai, RVN Jun ’71 to Dec ’71. Cryptologic Technician 2nd Class, Collection (CTR2)

  • Run for the Wall rider since 2008, all three routes.

  • Platoon Leader, Run For The Wall

  • Patriot Guard Rider

  • Illinois Native, Missouri Resident (Current)

  • Real Estate Manager, Verizon Wireless (Retired)

  • City Administrator, Public Works Manager & other various positions for municipalities in Illinois and Missouri.

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