Pete has joined the M.O.V.E. team many times on three-week mission trips to West Africa, Central America, and Southeast Asia. He travels with a group of men from across the U.S. and is given an opportunity to minister to the people of the country they travel to with both their hands and their hearts. Their primary objective is to construct a church, school, ministry center, or whatever God puts before them in each community they visit.  


Pete supports and is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization.  Whether at a national level or in their own backyards the VFW outreach ranges from community involvement to national advocacy with many stories of one-of-a-kind assistance programs.  The VFW is working to change lives of VFW members dedicating millions of hours each year working to spread patriotism and to honor our nation's heroes.





Pete supports and is a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Organization (DAV), a non-profit charity that helps more than 1 million veterans in a positive, life-changing way each year.  DAV services are offered at no cost to all generations of veterans, their families and survivors.




Pete supports and is a life member of The American Legion which was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veteran's organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization and the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization.  The American Legion is committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.


Pete is a member of Shriners International and supports the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Spokane which has been providing the highest quality care to children from birth to 18 with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries, and other special healthcare needs since 1924.

Pete supports and previously served on the board of directors for the MLK Jr Family Outreach Center in Spokane for 12 years. The center's mission is to “help improve the quality of life for children, youth and families in the Spokane area through an array of culturally responsive educational and social services within the framework of Dr. King's vision of equal respect, treatment, and accessibility for all people.”

Pete supports Habitat for Humanity in Spokane which has been providing homes for Spokane families in need for the last 30 years.  He has offered his time and talents for previous home raising events and continues to look for opportunities to support Habitat's community housing efforts.