National Park Service District Ranger (retired)
John grew up on a family farm in Michigan, went to Michigan State University and started his ranger career at Sequoia National Park in 1965. Then he worked at Everglades, where he met and married his wife Lois. He has also worked in the Great Smoky Mountains, Olympic, Lassen Volcanic National Parks, and finally came to Yellowstone in 1980 as a District Ranger. John spent the next 22 years at Yellowstone National Park and retired in the fall of 2002. He and his wife live in the Madison Valley and indulge in hobbies that include riding his horse, driving his mule and volunteering on the Madison County Planning Board, fire district board, and oh yes the Future West board!