Dennis has spent his entire life with and around the love of motorcycling. He joined Post 140/Squadron 140/Chapter 140 to become involved as an American Legion Rider. After joining the organization his involvement has branched out to all of the American Legion Family. He has served in various positions at Post 140/Squadron 140/Chapter 140. He was also very instrumental in bringing the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 140 into being at Post 140. Dennis also serves as a state officer in the American legion Family at several positions. Service to others is always high on his mind.
Dennis is a Life Member of the Sons of the American Legion along with being an American Legion Rider. His family has a long history of service to the United States. His father served combat duty in the United States Army in Vietnam, both of his grandfathers served combat duty during World War II, with one serving in the United States Navy and the other serving in the United States Army. His great-grandfather served combat duty during World War I in the United States Army. Dennis brings his skills from the private sector with over 30 years of upper level business and corporate management to use at Post 140. He has an AOS in Motorcycle and Small Engine Technology, a BAS in Mechanical Engineering and also a BD in General Religious Studies. He also holds other advance training and is an instructor in CPR, Hazardous Waste Handling and Disposal and a Certified Driving Instructor. He also is an Environmental Technician from his time with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. During school Dennis was involved in many activities including sports, debate and as an officer in R.O.T.C. and many clubs. He Varsity lettered in Track and Golf. He was active with Junior Achievement. He also was active in Model United Nations and was a Delegate in 1982 and 1983.