- J.Dee served the past four years on the Midland City Council.
- Served on the Shelterhouse Board of Directors (10 years/three years as president).
- Served four years as Chair of the Midland County Domestic and Sexual Violence Coordinating Council.
- Served on Midland County Safety Committee and Midland County Emergency Medical Service Advisory Board.
- Served on the Circle of Health Partnership Board, the Midland County Health and Human Services Council, the United Way Campaign Cabinet and Community Allocation Panels, The Tri-County Community Adjudication Program (Tri-Cap) Board of Directors, Boy Scouts and Midland Soccer Club volunteer, plus multiple other activities including fundraising events such as the Relay for Life for cancer research and the Torch Run for Special Olympics.