Jim is a 25 year resident of the City of Deer Park. He attended St. John's Grade School and graduated from Purcell High School.  He is currently serving as a Council at Large Representative and serves on the Safety Committee.

Jim was a Petty Officer in the United States Navy and after 30 years with AT&T he retired and then worked for Rolls Royce.  He has been very active in the City of Deer Park and served on the Park Board for 15 years.

Jim resides on Plainfield Road. He has 2 grown daughters, one living in New Orleans and one in Seattle.