In 1982 Joe served as co-founder and first president of the Colorado Speakers Association (a chapter of the National Speakers Association, now with over 150 members). He is also a member of the Publishers Marketing Association and the Small Publishers Association of North America.
Joe served as the president of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association for 2 1/2 years, increasing its membership from 90 to 325.
Joe served the American Motivational Association as Regional Vice President in Northern California, Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado. His Sales Congresses traditionally exceeded 1,200 seminar attendees. He sponsored and promoted congresses that included:
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Cavett Robert, Og Mandino, Ira Hayes, Marilyn Van Derbur and Dr. Morris Massey.
He has been associated with the Dale Carnegie Courses in Ohio, Washington DC, Northern California and in Denver, Colorado.
Joe is the founding president of the National Speakers Association Colorado Chapter.