He is a member of a number of professional organizations including American Political Science Association, Southwestern Social Science Association. He was a member of Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce, Education Committee, and currently is the Vice President and a board member of the World Affairs Council in Harrisburg. He was also the President of the Southwestern International Studies Association for 2010-2012. He is currently active in Southwestern Social Association (SSSA) by participating in a few committees including Editorial Policy Committee.