Jack graduated from Paul Smith College in 1966 receiving an A.A.S. Degree in Forestry, 1966, Paul Smith's College. He has experience timber cruising and
mapping, Forest Survey Department, with International Paper Company. He also worked with S.L.F, Inc., Skowhegan, Maine--Drafting, land surveying, aerial
photography and forestry work. He was also part owner of Sackett & Brake Survey, Inc. with Michael Sackett. While at Sackett and Brake he completed land
surveying, forestry work which included timber cruising, Continuance Forestry Inventory plots, management plans, over seeing logging jobs and timber typing.
Jack is a member of Maine Society of Land Surveyors.