Bachelor, Central Michigan University, 1964. Master in Public Administration, University Michigan, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1979.
Teacher government and history Petoskey High School, Michigan, 1968—1970. Instructor political science Jackson Community College, 1970—1972. Associate professor political science Lansing Community College, 1971—1978.
Chairman division general public service studies Edison State Community College, Piqua, Ohio, 1979—1985, dean academy services, since 1985. Secretary-treasurer Ohio Chief Instructional Officers Council, member board regents task force social studies, 1981—1982, member chancellor's advisory commission two-year academy programs, since 1985. Member North Central Association Visitation Team, Greenville, Ohio, 1983, Arcanum, 1985.
Lieutenant United States Army, 1965-1967, Vietnam.
Delaware Michigan Republican Convention, 1974. President Human Services Council, Miami County, Ohio, 1984—1985. Institutional representative and convener Domestic Policy Association, Piqua, 1984—1985.
Captain membership campaign Miami County Young Men’s Christian Association, 1984—1985. Member of American Technology Education Association, National Council Instructional Administrators (Ohio council chief instrntl. officers), American Society Public Administration (chapter secretary 1974-1976), Rotary Lodge (bulletin editor 1983-1985, chairman Polio Plus, Paul Harris fellow, board directors 1986-1987), Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Lois Ann Hart, June 19, 1970. Children: Nathan Robert, Andrea Marie, Kimberly Diane.