Married to Khun Tassanee Sangnil and father of three; Sonya age 16, Justin age 11, and Kaylynn age 11 months. I have lived in Thailand for the past 19 year’s with the past 11 residing in Phuket. I am a former Aerospace Engineer having worked for General Dynamics in the F-16, F-22, and F-35 fighter aircraft programs in various positions from logis-tics to project management and in several Asian countries including; Thailand, Korea, Japan, Singapore, and the Philippines.
I am the founder and Managing Director of Environmental Solutions & Protecting Corporation, Ltd. (ESP) – a 18 year Thai registered environmental consulting firm. ESP has been involved in dozens of charitable projects through the US Chamber of Commerce, several Rotary Clubs in Bangkok, The Phuket Andaman Lion Club, the Rotary Club of Patong Beach, the Rotary Club of St. Moritz Switzerland, Rotary District 2000 - Switzerland, and with YouthLINC (USA).
I am a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Patong Beach (2001-2010), Past Sergeant-at-Arms, Service Projects Committee Chairman (2003-2010), Paul Harris Fellow level 2 (all three Paul Harris fellowships awarded for exceptional community service by: Rotary Club of St. Moritz, RCoPB, and Rotary District 2000), and recipient of the “Presidential Citation - 4 Avenues of Service Citation" from Rotary International (2009).
I became aware of Home & Life some 3 years ago through Judy Zone, a Rotarian and founder of YouthLINC which is a Utah based youth organization with the motto of “Making Humanitarians for Life” whom have done several Thailand charity projects including two at Home & Life. I have been for the past two years active as an in-country coordinator for YouthLINC projects.
I have spend allot of time at the Home & Life site working various charity projects including YouthLINC, numerous RCoPB community service projects, and also three US Navy ComRel and Handclasp projects along with attending numerous social fund raising functions. Through this experience and detailed knowledge of the principals Khun Root and Khun Rosa, and witnessing first hand the interaction of the children with them and the truly unique and devoted family aspects of Home & Life, I was honoured with the opportunity to serve as a Director starting in 2009.