The father of two daughters, my girls are the most important thing in my life. Whether I am watching Jenna perform on stage or hanging out on with Samantha, I am never more content than when I am with my girls.As a long-time school counselor I have worked with thousands of students helping them learn about themselves, discover their strengths, and plan their futures. My current interests in education center on educational leadership, professional learning communities, and the role student support professionals play in 21st Century Schools.I have been a leader in many settings. President of the New York State School Counselor Association, member and President of the Guilderland Public Library Board of Trustees, Middle School Principal, Residence Hall Director and much much more. I work with people from diverse backgrounds building consensus and leading groups into the future.