Bachelor of Science in Forestry, State University of New York, 1964; postgraduate, Cornell Univercity, 1968, 70.
Forester, public land administrator United States Forest Svc., Department Agriculture, Colorado, 1964-1968;
ecologist, Governor New York State Temporary Study Commision on Future of Adirondacks, 1969-1971;
private land use and natural resources consultant, Ithaca, New York, 1971;
director planning, Adirondack Park Agency, Ray Brook, New York, 1971-1976;
executive director, Wilderness Society, Washington, 1976-1977;
special assistant, United States Forest Svc., Washington, 1977-1979;
deputy forest supervisor, Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Coeur d'Alene, 1979-1982;
land use, natural resource consultant, Wadhams, New York, 1982-1994;
program director, Adirondack Council, 1983-1988;
executive director, Adirondack Land Trust, 1984-1988;
principal, Davis Associations, since 1988. President Ecological Sustainable Development, Inc., 1994-1997. Coordinator Global Associations in Sustainable Development, since 1997.
Project director Land Use Policy and Allocation Program for Lake Baikal Watershed in Russia, 1991-1993, Lake Hovsgol/Selenge River Watershed in Mongolia, 1992-1994, Ussuri River Watershed in Russian Far East and China, 1993-1997, Altai Republican Russia, since 1994, Atlantic Regions Nicaragua, since 1994. Executive director Governor Commision on Adirondacks in the 21st Century, 1989-1990. Member environmental task force Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Member Hudson Basin project task force Rockefeller Foundation.
Active Governor New York State Forest Industry Task Force, 1987-1989, New York-New England Governor Task Force on Northern Forest Lands, 1988-1990.
Married Anita Face Riner, June 26, 1976. Children: Maria Lisa, Brett Hollis, Sarah Bessie, Lara Emily. Stepchildren: Andrea G. Riner, Joel S. Riner.