Bachelor of Arts, College William and Mary, 1973. Master of Arts, Duke University, 1976. Director, Gaston County Museum, Dallas, North Carolina, 1976-1995.
Consultant Gaston History Properties Commission, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1983-1995.
Director Gaston County Museum, Dallas, North Carolina, 1976—1995. Consultant Gaston History Properties Commission, Gastonia, 1983—1995. President, Chief Executive Officer Hiller Aviation Institute and Museum, San Carlos, California, since 2002.
Executive director High Point Area Arts Council, North Carolina, 1998—2002. Board directors Gastonia Little Theater, 1977—1979. Vice president Gaston County Art Guild, Gastonia, 1980—1982.
Member of American Association State and Local History San Carlos Chamber of Commerce (board directors), National Trust, American Association Museum, North Carolina Museum Council 1978-1983, Rotary (Gastonia).
Married Catherine Lynn Chandler Waufle, August 11, 1973 (divorced). Children: Erik Alan, Mark Chandler.