JW has been a fixture in square dancing in the Pacific Northwest, supporting many clubs and activities. WIth Bob Moritz and Tom Long, he founded the West Coast A&C Weekend in 1990. He is a member of Puddletown Squares, BOQ, and Heads to the Center. He was one of the original recipients of a 10 year Medallion in 1993. He received his 20 year Medallion in 2005 and his 30 year Medallion in 2016.