Bachelor of Science, California State University, Los Angeles, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1975.
Partner Rodine Companies,, Monrovia, California, since 1960. Consultant engineering geology, Western United States, since 1970.
Member Association Engineering Geologists, Mining Engineers Society of American Institute of Mining, Geologic Society of America.
Married Marcia C. Neilsen, May. 10, 1975; children: Charity, Wendy, Heidi, Joshua, Jenica.