Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech Communications, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1976. Master of Science in Education, Counseling, Arkansas State University, 1981.
Outreach counselor S. Arkansas Youth Services, Magnolia, 1981-1983, clinical director, 1983-1985, assistant director, 1985-1987. Director adolescent center Barium Springs (North Carolina) Home Children, 1987-1991, director residential services, 1991-1993. Executive director Elks Aidmore, Inc., Conyers, Georgia, since 1993.
Peer review, team leader Council Accreditation Services Families Children, New York City, since 1993. President Metropolitan Atlanta Alliance Children, 1997-1998. Chair nominations committee southern leadership council Child Welfare League American, Washington, 1997-1998.
Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.
The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.
Treasurer Child Abuse Prevention Council, 1990-1991, Statesville, North Carolina. Chair allocation review panel United Way, Statesville, 1991-1992. Member Georgia Association Homes Services Children (president 1997-1998, President Appreciation award 1995, 96, 97, Outstanding Administrator award 1995), Elks.
Married Beverly Rose Butler, December 27, 1975. Children: Margrette, Sarah, Victoria. Divorced Beverly Rose Butler in 1998. Married Teresia in 1998. Children: Stephanie, Tessa, Tyler. Grandchildren: Lexi and Savannah.