Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1972. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1982.
Supervisor production Proctor & Gamble, Iowa City, 1972-1974. Research assistant Iowa State University, Ames, 1974-1976, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1977-1981. Scientist GTE Laboratories, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1980-1986.
Visiting scientist University Mass, Boston, 1986. Manager commercial development BioTechnica International, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987-1991. Manager product registrations Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Bioscis.
Corporation, Mentor, Ohio, 1991-1995, manager government affairs, since 1995. Study committee member National Academy of Sciences, Washington, since 1993. Steering committee member Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1994.
Working group member National Center Food and Agricultural Policy, Washington, since 1994. Task force secretary MAA Research Task Force, Mentor, since 1991.
Speaker Food Safety Ambassadors, Mentor, since 1991. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Entomological Society of America, Phytopathology Society, Biotechnology Industries Organization (corporation representative), Dahlia Society Ohio.