Bachelor of Science, University Oregon.
County extension agent Oregon State University, 1966—1970. Executive director Local Govmt. Boundary Committee, Salem, Oregon, 1970—1972, Oregon Coasta Conservation and Development Committee, Florence, 1972—1975.
Deputy director Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, Salem, 1975—1982. Director, since 1982. Member Sea Use Council, Seattle, since 1984.
Chairman Salem Community Relations Advisory Committee, 1972, Candalaria Local School Advisory Committee, 1978, Standard Oil Corporation of California Scholar, 1959.
Member of American Planning Association, Coastal States Organization (national chairman 1980-1982, executive board directors since 1979).
Married Karen Lee Winkel, August 10, 1963. Children: Timothy James, Molly Sue.