AB, Glenville College, West Virginia, 1960. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1969. Master of Public Administration, West Virginia University, 1977.
School library Webster County Board Education, Webster Springs, 1959-1965, Columbian County Board Education, Lisbon, Ohio, 1965-1966. Library assistant West Virginia Library. Commission, Charleston, 1966-1968.
Library director Clarksburg (West Virginia)-Harrison Public Library., 1969-1989. Director Lewis County Chamber of C., Weston, West Virginia, since 1990. President Back Fork Books, Inc., Webster Springs, 1979-1990.
Library dir, chairman National Mine Health Safety Academy, Beaver, W.V., 1996-2002. retired 2002.
Member West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, Clarksburg, since 1979. Member West Virginia Humanities Council, Charleston, 1980-1986, vice president, 1985-1986. Member West Virginia Library.
Commission, Charleston, since 1990, chairman, since 1995. Member visiting committee West Virginia University Library., since 1987. Board member W.V. Museum American Glass, Weston, W.V., since 1993.
Member American Library Association, West Virginia Library. Association (Dora Ruth Parks award 1987), Sierra Club (treasurer West Virginia chapter 1974-1975), West Virginia Highlands Conservancy.