Bachelor in English, University Maine, 1986.
Director, Gardiner Public Library., 1974-1997;
city manager, Gardiner, since 1997. Board directors Gardiner Board Trade. Member Maine Library.
Commission, 1980-1988, Governor's Commission Employment of Handicapped, 1978-1981. Member of advisory board Gardiner Savings Bank, since 1986. Trustee J. Walter Robinson Welfare Trust, since 1986.
Member Gardiner Economic Development Committee, 1989-1998. Interim city manager City of Gardiner, 1991. Board directors Kennebec Valley Mental Health, 1995-1997.
Trustee Maine Criminal Justice Academy, 1998-1999. Member State Court Library. Committee, 1996-1999.
Member Maine Real Estate Commission, since 2000. Member Rotary (president Gardiner chapter 1993-1994).
Married Dana Richard Nowell, September 1, 1956 (divorced 1971). Children: Dana A., Mark R., Dean E.