Warren is a founding member of the Idyllwild Historical Preservation District (IHPD) Local Review Board (LRB) and is the current Chairman. He has been active in many Idyllwild organizations including the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild Nature Center, Idyllwild Garden Club, Friends of the Idyllwild Library, and USFS Black Mountain Lookout Tower Lookout Host.
Warren is a retired Aerospace Engineering Manager and worked for Douglas Aircraft Co. and Hughes Aircraft for 40 years. He has served as an elected member and VP of the Board of Directors of the Idyllwild Water District for 12 years. Also, Warren has volunteered for many organizations including:
– Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA, 20 years, as a locomotive engineer, trolley motorman, dispatcher and instructor;
– Redland Community Hospital, 20 years (many positions including President of the Auxiliary);
– California Highway Patrol, Senior Volunteer Program, in support of the CHP Idyllwild Resident Office, 4 years
– City of Villa Park Community Access TV, 12 years, built, operated and directed CATV studio, live and recorded programming.
Warren has a BSEE degree from Purdue University, Business Management Program from UCLA, completed coursework for MS in Management Science at CSULB. He and his wife, Marcia, have lived in Idyllwild full-time for 20 years and part-time for 8 years before that. He is a member and Elder of the Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church.