Associate of Arts, Fullerton Junior College, 1970. Bachelor, California State University, Long Beach, 1972. Master of Arts, Pepperdine University, 1985.
Instructor Canyon High School, Anaheim, California, since 1972. Instructor Fullerton (California) Junior College, 1976-1985, Adult Education Classes, Orange, California, 1974-1984. Cabinetmaker Ganahl Lumber Company, Anaheim, 1985-1988.
Private class instructor Ganahl Lumber Company, 1980-1988. Wood finishing technical consultant Ganahl Lumber Company, 1982-1983. Owner and manager Ed Ernst Fine Furniture, Orange, 1980-1982.
Married Virginia Loretta Oates, March 26, 1988.