Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1978; Master of Arts in Public Administration, University of Virginia, 1982.
Assistant department manager, Best Products Co, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia, 1979; administrative analyst, City of Suffolk, Virginia, 1980; juvenile programs coordinator, City of Portsmouth, Virginia, 1980-1981; research assistant, University of Virginia, Institute of Government, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1981-1982; town manager, Town of Purcellville, Virginia, 1982-1983; legislative liaison, County of Prince William, Prince William, Virginia, 1983-1985; assistant to the county executive, County of Prince William, Prince William, 1985-1986; assistant director, Virginia Association of Counties, Richmond, 1986-1988; executive director, Virginia Association Counties, Richmond, 1988-1990; county administrator, County of Powhatan, Powhatan, Virginia, since 1991. Executive Committee Southern County Association Conference, 1989-1990. Visiting instructor political science Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, 1991.
Ex-officio member Virginia Local Government Advisory Council, 1988-1990. Vice president, board directors and architectural control committee chairman The Forest at Innsbrook Homeowners Association, 1989. Executive committee Virginia Alliance in the Public Service, 1990.
Member American Society Public Administration (publication committee 1988-1989), Virginia Society Association Executives (chairman communications, marketing and ub. relations committee 1989), Virginia Local Government Management Association (nominations committee 1992), International City Management Association (conference evaluation committee 1986), National Association County Administrators, University Virginia Alumni Association.
Married Sheila Lynn Johnson, December 11, 1982. Children: Courtney Elizabeth, Barry Ross, Junior.