► Innovated (the first) substance abuse program for the dual diagnosed client in 1982
► Developed several client-driven residential communities for people with psychiatric & developmental disabilities
► Developed several client-directed small business for people with psychiatric & developmental disabilities
► Constructed a theoretical & service model: Consumer-Directed Services (CDS-1986) w/a proven successful record
► Organized & managed professional conferences and fund raising events including a benefit basketball game between the Rams & Raiders involving California Legislators.
► Consulted as an expert on addiction recovery to the California State Senate Committee.
► Recipient of the first Department of Mental Health Award for contributions made to people with mental health disabilities "client empowerment" (MA – 1994).
► Social Club programs developed for minority groups with community active participation and support.