Bachelor in American Studies, University Kansas, 1972. Postgraduate, Southern Methodist University, 1974. Master of Library Science, University North Texas, Denton, 1975.
Worker, Volunteers in Service to America, Wichita, Kansas, 1972-1973; reference library, Oklahoma City Public Library., 1976-1978; reference library, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1978-1981; assistant manager, Radio Shack Computer Center, Wichita, 1981-1984; assistant library, Wichita Eagle, 1984-1989; library, Wichita Eagle, since 1989.
Vice president Midtown Citizens Association, Wichita, 1980. Member Wichita Eagle Literacy Task Force, 1989-1994. Member Special Libraries Association, Wichita Area Library.
Association (president-elect 1995).
Married Beth Marie Goering, May 27, 1972. 1 child, Naomi Beth.