I love sharing the beauty of the natural world, our island community, local food, outdoor adventures, and life in the San Juan Islands, doing what I can to bring joy to others. It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to assist couples and their guests with such important events in their lives, officiating weddings and helping make things easier as a planner and day of coordinator. Whether it's an elopment, a large wedding, or a family reunion, it is a pleasure to work with talented people to help couples and their guests experience the time of their lives! My wife, Kathryn, and I met in 1984 and were married in 1989. Our two children, Thaddeus, 29, and Emilie, 26, are earnest, loving people who make this world a better place.
While taking great delight officiating weddings and working closely with couples to create a ceremony that is well received by their family and friends, I also enjoy the process of producing and helping with weddings and special events. My idea of a good time is helping people arrive smoothly to the islands, find themselves in comfortable lodging that suits them, and having a great time while here in this majestic place: stress-free fun, celebrating family, friends, the natural world, and enjoying local culture. Being part of the biggest day of people's lives brings me great satisfaction.
As an event planner and a wedding planner on Orcas Island, San Juan Island, and Lopez Island (and surrounding mainland areas) I offer quality services with warmth and friendliness. I enjoy solving problems as they arise and being of service to others along with a talented team. To witness joy, love, and enthusiasm in people celebrating together and know I contributed is very pleasing. Being of service to others in a loving, connecting way brings me joy.