Art has devoted his professional life to health care management and administration. For the first 30 years of his career he served as a manager and executive in hospital/health care systems in the Puget Sound area. For the past 12 years he has worked as a consultant and executive coach to physician groups, hospitals and other health care organization. Art was born and raised in Southern California and lived in the Seattle area for over 30 years. During this time he experienced first hand how poorly planned population growth, traffic congestion and pollution can ruin areas that once had a high quality of life.

He brings a love of natural world, concern about the impact of unwise growth and broad experience in organizational management/governance to the CDF board. Art is graduate of Pomona College and UCLA. He lives with his wife, dog and two cats in New Harmony. He loves to hike and backpack and enjoys photography and music of all types.