Party affiliation: Republican
Associate, Dales Y. Foster, Inc., Architects, Dallas, 1974-1976. Private practice Waller S. Poage & Associate, Architects, Planners, Houston, 1965-1967, Wytheville, Virginia, 1967-1969, Arlington, Texas, 1973-1976. Owner, principal Community Planners Inc. of Laredo, Texas, 1976-1982.
Partner Gondeck-Poage Partnership, architects, San Antonio, 1983-1984. Principal Waller S. Poage American Institute of Architects Inc., San Antonio, since 1984. Instructor architecture University Texas, San Antonio, 1980-1983.
Commissioner, Airport Zoning Board, City of Laredo, 1979-1983. Advisory to city council, Construction Industry Council, Houston, 1969-1971.