Associate of Applied Science in Music, Everett Community College, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, 1987. Student, Eastern New Mexico University, 1999.
Engineer, Rockwell-Aircraft Division, El Segundo, California, 1983-1986; engineer, Rockwell-Satellite Division, Seal Beach, California, 1986-1989; Engineer, Rockwell-Space Division, Downey, California, 1989; Engineer, Northrop B-2 Division, Pico Rivera, California, 1989-1991; Engineer, McDonnell Douglas-Space Station, Huntington Beach, California, 1991-1994.
Pianist Ridgecrest Christian Church, Albuquerque, 1982-1983. Member Soaring Society of America (Symons Wave memorial award 1993), Orange County Soaring Association (editor 1991-1995, vice president 1993, president 1994-1995, treasurer 1998, President award 1993), United Radio Amateur Club.
1 child, Vivian Elaine Wilson.