In August 2007 Jack made his first trip to South Africa’s Eastern Cape with 25:40’s co-founder Alec Zacaroli and has been involved with 25:40 ever since. Jack recently retired from Chevron after a 39-year legal career focused on litigation.  He currently serves as a volunteer mediator for the Dispute Resolution Centers in Montgomery County and Harris County (Texas) and the Anglican Church in North America. He is a member of and Counsel to the Board of Montgomery County’s Dispute Resolution Center in Conroe, TX and a small group leader at HopePointe Anglican Church in The Woodlands, TX. Jack and his wife Melanie have two grown children, one grandchild and another on the way.