Party affiliation: Republican
- Graduate assistant Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1975—1977. Range conservationist Soil Conservationist Service, United States Department Agriculture, Pawhuska, 1977—1980, Cheyenne, Oklahoma, 1980—1981, district conservationist Columbus, Kansas, 1981—1985, Cottonwood Falls, since 1985. Michigan United States Army, 1970-1973.
Deacon First Christian Church, 1978—1980. Member of American Legion, Kansas Association Conservation district, National Association Conservation district, Organization Professional Employees Department Agriculture, Soil and Water Conservation Society, Kansas Livestock Association, Council Agricultural Science and Technology, Society Range Management, National Rifle Association (life), National Wildlife Federation (life).