★ Official judge of the Readers’ Favorite Illustration Award 2013–Present.
★ Florida Authors and Publishers Association and President's Book Awards, Board Member to President 2009–2017.
★ Kentucky Colonels, 2014–Present, the highest title of honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to a community, state, or the nation.
★ Independent Book Publishers Association Since 2008.
★ SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators) since 2009.