Elayne and Rod are the proud parents of four beautiful daughters and 12 grandchildren. Over the years he has been active in business, religion and community involvement. His generosity has benefitted people and organizations on a local, state, national and international level.
Rod's beloved grandmother gave him advice which he framed his life around. She said, "Keep the ten commandments and follow the golden rule and you will be successful." Through his years as a businessman he has tried to do these things, including hiring people with special needs. Rod has watched them finish challenging projects with pride and accomplishment. People with disabilities have taught him what is important in life.
"A SAD STATISTIC HERE IN AMERICA IS THAT 82% OF FATEHRS WITH CHILDREN WHO HAVE DISABILITIES LEAVE THEIR MARRIAGES. WE MUST CHANGE THIS TO HELP SAVE OUR PRECIOUS FAMILIES."