Party affiliation: Democrat
Bachelor in English, McNeese State University, 1971. Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, McNeese State University, 1984. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, McNeese State University, 1984.
Bachelor in Psychology, McNeese State University, 1984. Master of Arts in Psychology, McNeese State University, 1981. Bachelor in Political Science, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1974.
- Private practice, Sulphur, Louisiana, since 1981. Associate psychologist Charles B. Cox & Associates, Lake Charles, 1989-1990.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Counselors cadets Civil Air Patrol, Lake Charles, since 1989. Member American Psychological Society (charter), American Association for Counseling and Development, Louisiana Association for Counseling and Development, National Career Development Association, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mental Health Counseling Association, Military Education and Counseling Association, International Association Behavioral Medicine Counseling and Psychotherapy (clinical member), American Orthopsychiatric Association, Louisiana Vocational Guidance Association, Louisiana Mental Health Counseling Association, American Federation Musicians, Mensa, International Society Philosophical Enquiry, International Legion Intelligence, International Trumpet Guild,, Planetary Society, Southwest Louisiana PC User's Group, Lake Charles Commodore Club, Sigma Iota, Sigma Tau Delta, Lambda Alpha Epsilon.