He also regularly interfaces with policymakers in Kentucky regarding controlled substances issues facing the commonwealth. He currently serves on the board of directors of the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD), an organization of crime laboratory directors and managers dedicated to providing excellence in forensic science through leadership and innovation. He is certified by the American Board of Criminalistics and an associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He is also a certified technical assessor in drug chemistry for ASCLD/LAB and has participated in several assessments of forensic science laboratories inside and outside of the United States. He received a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Kentucky and an M.S. in pharmacy from the University of Florida.
He was appointed to the FSSB in 2014.