From the Program Book of the 6th IAGSDC Convention, held in New York, NY in 1989:
John began his calling career in 1969, and began calling full-time in 1979. He and his wife Collette have developed a program in their Reston, Va., community, including clubs ranging from Plus to Challenge. In addition to teaching classes and workshops at home, John has called all over the U.S., and in Canada and Sweden. John is currently on the Board of Governors of Callerlab, and is a regular contributor to various square dancer and caller publications, as well being a recording artist.