Bachelor of Science in Education, Pittsburgh State University, 1967. Master of Science in Education, Pittsburgh State University, 1970. Doctor of Education, University Arkansas, 1974.
Teacher Shawnee Mission Unified School District, Overland Park, Kansas, 1967-1970. Principal Northeast Unified School District, Arma, 1970-1972. Superintendent Schuyler County, Queen City, Missouri, 1974-1978.
Assistant superintendent Center School District, Kansas City, 1978-1998. Executive director Missouri School Boards Officials, since 1997.
With United States Air Force, 1962-1966. Member Association School Business Officials, Missouri Association School Business Officials (board directors 1993-1995, treasurer 1995-1997), Kiwanis Club of the Plaza (board directors 1993-1994, secretary since 1998).
Married B. Gail Traver, September 25, 1964. Children: Joey Michelle, Andrew.