Student, Knox College, 1972. Student, Portland State University, 1978.
Research coordinator Washington Park Zoo, Portland, Oregon, 1976, exhibit design technician, 1978-1979, elephant keeper, since 1980. Elephant facility design consultant. Co-founder Endangered Elephant Endeavor.
Lecturer United States Department of Agriculture.
Consultant Oregon Architectural Preservation Resource Center, Portland, 1984. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Marine Animal Trainers' Association, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, American Society Mammalogists.
Married Jane Elizabeth Altier, August 27, 1978 (divorced June 1981). Married Victorial Lynn Fisher, August 8, 1988.