Bachelor of Science in Instrumental Music Education, Northwest Missouri State University, 1989. Master of Science in Instrumental Music Education, Northwest Missouri State University, 1993.
Director band grades 5-12 Unified School District, Mankato, Kansas, 1989-1990. Director band grades 9-12 Raymore-Peculiar (Missouri) Schools, 1990-1992. Assistant music department Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, 1992-1993.
Director band grades 5-12 David City (Nebraska) Junior and Senior High School, since 1993. Adjudicator, clinician regional band competitions, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri, since 1987.
When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.
Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, David City School Curriculum Council (secretary 1994).
Married Julia Lorena Lay, July 22, 1989.