Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964. Diploma (honorary), Commissioned General Staff Course, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1980.
Teaching and research assistant Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957-1959, assistant lacrosse coach, 1958-1959, 64. Hydraulic engineer Bureau Reclamation, Department Interior, Denver, 1959-1960, 60-61. Water resources planning engineer Phoenix, 1961-1966.
Senior staff specialist Water Resources Council, Washington, 1966-1969. Environmental specialist Office of Secretary Department Interior, 1970-1971. Director Office Environmental Project Review, 1971-1989.
Deputy director United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department Interior, 1989-1997. Special assistant for tribal self-governance Office of Secretary of Interior, 1997—2004. Assistant to deputy assistant secretary management office Indian Affairs Department Interior, Washington, 2004—2005, director planning and policy analysis, 2005—2006.
Consultant natural resources management.
With United States Army, 1951-1953, 60. Colonel Maryland National Guard, 1967-1985. Lieutenant Arizona National Guard, 1961-1966.
Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member: American Society of Civil Engineers, Senior Executives Association, American Society Public Administration, United States Armor Association, National Guard Association United States, American Water Resources Association, American Geophysical Union, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (board directors 2001-2003), Explorers Club (Washington group treasurer since 1997), Massachusetts Institute of Technology Club of Washington (board directors since 1997, vice president 1998-1999, president 1999—2000), Phi Gamma Delta (Distinguished Fiji award).
Married Mary Josie Cain, July 31, 1992. Children: Wendell, Laura, Renee.