Party affiliation: Republican
Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology, Eastern New Mexico University, 1969. Educational Specialist in Counseling and Psychology, Eastern New Mexico University, 1976. Master of Arts in Sociology, New Mexico State University, 1973.
Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Counseling and Psychology, University New Mexico, 1979.
Counselor and clinical director resource center Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico, 1974—1976. Intern, therapist Adams Lovekin, Doctor of Philosophy, Psychologist, Albuquerque, 1976—1978. Private practice individual, marriage and family therapy, 1978—1979.
Clinical director counseling Community Counseling Center, Roswell, 1979—1980. Clinical director, therapist Artesia Counseling Center, 1980—1981. Private practice individual, marriage and family therapy Roswell, since 1981.
Vocational consultant Office of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration, 1981—1982. Private practice representative Behavioral Health Coordination Council, State of New Mexico, 1981—1984. Private consultant, since 1981.
With United States Army, 1970-1973.
Consultant Stress Management division Roswell City Fire Dept, 1985. Member of American Psychological Association, New Mexico Association for Counseling and Development (chairman ethics committee since 1986), New Mexico Association for Mental Health Counselors, American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association, New Mexico Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (secretary 1979-1980 1979-1980, vice president 1980-1981 1980-1981), American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association Counseling and Development, Elks.