Received both the Brown Medal and the Langmuir Award while a student at N.M. Tech.
Received the National Center for Science Education's Friend of Darwin Award, 2000
New Mexico Academy of Science, President (2005-2006)
New Mexicans for Science and Reason, President (1998-Present)
Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), Amherst, NY
Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education, Board Member (1998-present)