Bachelor in Broadcast Journal, University Texas, El Paso, 1975. Master of Library Science, University Arizona, 1976.
Library assistant El Paso Public Library, 1971-1975. District assistant United States Congressman Ronald D. Coleman, El Paso, 1983-1984, campaign manager, since 1984. Librarian El Paso Community College, since 1976, library coordinator, since 1989.
Library consultant Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez (Chihuahua, Mexico), 1979.
Consultant Richard Gephardt for President Campaign, Des Moines, 1988, Dukakis-Bentsen Presidential Campaign, El Paso, 1988. Board directors Hispanic Leadership Institute, El Paso, since 1989. Campaign manager United States Congressman Ronald D. Coleman, El Paso, since 1984, district assistant, 1983-1984.
Member American Library Association, Reforma (president 1980-1981), Association Mexico-American Educators (president 1982), National Education Association (past campus vice president 1984), Freddy's Cafe Community and Hispanic Issues Group (honorary board directors since 1988).
Married Carmen Perez, June 1, 1974. Children: Desiree, Daniella, Christian.