Associate of Applied Science, Alfred Ag. & Technology College, Alfred, New York, 1971; Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, College Environmental Science, Syracuse, New York, 1973; Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1979; postgraduate, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1973-1974; postgraduate, College Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York, 1974-1976.
Association pastor, Northminster Presbyterian Church, Endwell, New York, 1979-1983;
pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Lowville, New York, 1983-1990;
organizing pastor, W. Valley Presbyterian New Church Development, Phoenix, since 1990. Board directors VanderKamp Camp and Conference Center, Cleveland, New York, 1983-1986. Spiritual care coordinator Lewis County Hospice, Lowville, 1989-1990.
President Lewis County Ministerium, Lowville, 1988-1990. Delegate to general assy. Presbyterian Church (United States of America), Salt Lake City, 1990.
Consultant conflict management Utica (New York)Presbytery, 1986-1990.
Chairman board Lewis County Head Start, Lowville, 1986-1990. Organizing com.Lewis County Friends of Hospice, 1988-1989. Member Crisis Task Force, Lowvill Academy, 1989-1990.
Member Community Superior vena cava syndrome Board, Lowville, 1983-1990. Member Alban Institute, Bread for the World.
Married Nora Jean Marshall, July 24, 1991. Children: Erin McKenna, Joshua Emmett, Christian Thomas.