Dave was the principal blogger for the NSS Blog and webmaster for the Phoenix Chapter of the National Space Society. He was Senior Business Analyst for the Industry Relations group at Money Management International, a non-profit consumer debt management company. He was employed in the Consumer Credit Counseling world since 1996. Prior to that he was MIS Director for Alphagraphics. He earned his PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry at The Ohio State University in 1974. His first experience with computers was on an IBM 709 at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964, where he earned his BA in Chemistry. Interests included his 3 year old granddaughter, science fiction, human space flight issues and performances with the Desert Winds Steel Orchestra.