Party affiliation: Republican
With Kennecott Copper Corporation, Santa Rita, New Mexico, 1956—1966. Served 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1962—1964, United States Army Reserve, 1964—1970. Assistant city attorney Albuquerque, 1969—1971.
Attorney, 1971—1973; attorney, partner Miller & Melton, 1973—1975, attorney, secretary treasurer, 1975—1978. Attorney, president Melton & Puccini, PA, Albuquerque, since 1978. Secretary, general counsel Amateur Trap shooting Association American, since 1984.
Active member Sojourners, Fort Mc Clellan, 1963, Junior Chamber of C., Silver City, New Mexico, 1964—1965. Board directors, secretary Pediatric Pulmonary Association American, Albuquerque, 1976—1982, Children's Lung Association American, Albuquerque, 1981—1982. Member of American Bar Association, New Mexico Estate Planning Council, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Albuquerque Bar Association, Masons.