► 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.