Bachelor of Religious Studies, Cleveland State University, 1974; Master of Library Science, Kent State University, 1984.
Reference library Carrier Library./James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1985. Head technical services and automation Staunton (Virginia) Public Library., 1984-1987. Cataloger Radford (Virginia) University, 1987-1989.
Head technical services Iredell County Library., Statesville, North Carolina, 1989-1991. Director Center Virginia Regional Library., Farmville, Virginia, 1991-1995. Consultant West Virginia Library.
Commission, Charleston, 1995-1996. Director Appotomax Regional Library. System, Hopewell, Virginia, since 1996.
Presenter in field.
Member American Library Association, West Virginia Library. Association, Rural Library. Association, Virginia Library.
Married Kim Frances Piner, August 8, 1991.