Born and raised in Keene NH, summered in Spofford
built home on third-generation Calef
land in Spofford, where he still lives.
While in college worked for
WKNE in Keene on
weekends and for WGBH television (Channel 2) in
Boston during the school week.
After college was a news reporter and later the
News Director for WKVT Radio
in Brattleboro VT; was
also Chief Engineer and Broadcast Operations
Director during his 20-years at the station.
Served in the volunteer roles of Executive
Director, Producer and Business Manager with the
Miss Vermont Scholarship Pageant (Miss America
Was elected to the Brattleboro Select Board for
Was founding volunteer president of the Keene
Chapter of Greyhound Pets of America.
Served as Publicity Director,
then Operations Manager and Executive Vice
President during 12 years full- and part-time at
Hinsdale Greyhound Park; in later years was also
responsible for telephone, video broadcast and
computer activities at the track.
Over the years built and owned a number of
businesses, such as Vanguard Productions,
Vanguard Telephone Systems, Vanguard Copy Center
and Brattleboro's First Cinema (Now Kipling
Cinema). Started and still operates
C & F Associates, which offers business
consultation and services in management,
information systems, and Web and Internet
marketing. David also operates a full
Invited as one of 150 out of 2700 applicants to
Kennedy Space Center for STS-133, the final
launch of space shuttle Discovery before her
retirement and new home at the Smithsonian. His
shuttle launch video is at
NASA invited David again to another
Johnson Space Center in Houston during the
STS-135 mission of Atlantis, the final flight in
the shuttle program.
He is a HAM radio operator with Amateur Extra
Class license ND1Q