Eric is a retired Connecticut Conservation Police Officer; he also previously served with the UConn Police Department.
Eric serves as a volunteer board member on the (DEP Officer) James V Spignesi Jr Memorial Fund. He also serves on the board of Friends of Mansfield Hollow State Park (Eric enjoyed working at Mansfield Hollow in different job capacities for over 30 years). He has previously served as president of Connecticut Conservation Officers Association and on the board of Connecticut Audubon Society-Pomfret. Eric volunteered as a coach for his children's (Hannah and Thomas) youth sports teams, and he has authored two books about working in conservation law enforcement.
A lifelong fan of hiking, Eric believes in the complete range of health benefits from all forms of outdoor recreation.