Meet Dennis

Name: Dennis Patrick Riddell

Address: 6343 Beale Rd. Snow Camp, NC  27349    336.222.1303

Born: October 21, 1956
Married: Polly Jo Hankins (38 years)
Children: Kelsie (33), Lindsay (32), Dustin (deceased 2005), Allie (26), Adam (25), Nathan (23), Brandon (20), Reagan (18)
Church: Pleasant Hill Christian Church 

Work History: Engineering Officer in the US Merchant Marine (1978-2013) Owner of FreedomIR Thermal Imaging (2008-present), Owner of Heritage Stables Equestrian Facility (2004-Present), High School Social Studies Teacher  (1985-1992; 2009,2012)

Education: BS Marine Engineering (1978) California Maritime Academy, Masters in Education Teaching History (1983) Bob Jones University, Certified Level II Thermographer (2008) Infraspection Institute

Military Service: Commissioned as Ensign in the US Naval Reserve (1978), Honorable Discharge  as Lt. (1988)

Political Experience: Five years as Chairman of the Alamance County Republican Party,  Founder and past Chairman of the Alamance County Young Republicans

Community Service: Board Member Piedmont Rescue Mission,Former Teaching Elder and past Church Treasurer, Deacon, Sunday School Teacher; Youth Volleyball Coach; 4H Sponsor/Volunteer (Southern Alamance Horse Club & Summer Fun Program); Guilford Greys; Victory League (Sponsor/Ass’t Coach) 

Organizations: NRA, North Carolina Right to Life, Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce, Marine Engineer’s Beneficial Association (MEBA), Association of Maintenance Professionals (AMP)

Hobbies: Woodworking/Woodcarving, Fly Fishing, Guitar/Dulcimer (Bluegrass), Civil War Reenacting (NC 27th & US 14th), Reading (US History)