Bachelor with honors, Western New Mexico University, 1969. Master of Arts in Librarianship, Emporia State University, 1970.
Reference library Birmingham Southern College, Alabama, 1972—1974. Regional library blind and physically handicapped Maine State Library., 1974—1975, New Mexico State Library., Santa Fe, 1975—1977, state library, since 1998. Project director American Indian Library.
Cultural Center Project, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1979—1980. District library media coordinator Zuni Public Schools, 1980—1982. Library director University Albuquerque, 1982—1985, Albuquerque Academy, 1985.
With United States Army Reserve, 1970-1972.
Member of American Library Association, New Mexico Advisory Council Libraries, Greater Albuquerque Library. Association, New Mexico Book League, New Mexico Library. Association (president 1982-1983).
Married Marie Diane Wakashige, December 29, 1969. Children: David Bachelor of Arts, Kristen J.A.