Bachelor in History, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1980. Master of Arts in History, Alaska Pacific University, 1984.
Environmental historian, Alaska Department Natural Resources, Anchorage, 1980-1986; records manager, Seattle Department Construction and Land Use, 1987; environmental historian, Hart Crowser, Inc., Seattle, 1987-1989; environmental historian, Landau Associations, Inc., Edmonds, Washington, since 1989.
Member advisory board Master of Arts program Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, 1984-1986. Board directors Friends of the Anchorage Library., 1984-1985, Friends of the University Washington Libraries, 1990-1992. Member American Society Environmental History, Association Groundwater Sciences and Engineers, Association for Bibliograhy of History, National Council on Public History, Society of America Archivists, Pacific Northwest Historians Guild, American Association for State and Local History (Alaska state chair 1985-1986), Northwest Oral History Association (Alaska delegate 1984-1986), Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Stephanie Kay Fox, January 17, 1981.