Bachelor of Science, University Connecticut, 1980. Master of Science, University Kentucky, 1982.
Stewardship biologist, The Nature Conservancy, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1982-1983;
music assistant, Bell Museum Natural History, Minneapolis, 1984-1986;
herpetologist, Minnesota Department Natural Resources, St. Paul, 1987-1989;
wildlife biologist, Hennepin Parks, Maple Plain, Minnesota, 1989-1998;
manager natural resources, Ramsey County Parks, Maplewood, Minnesota, since 1998. Member exotic species task force Minnesota Department Natural Resources, 1990-1991. Chair Minnesota Amphibian & Reptile Symposium, Minneapolis, 1995.
Science advisor Minnesota Frog Watch, St. Paul, 1997.
Member environmental quality commission City of Shoreview, Minnesota, 1997. Member Bell Museum Natural History (honorary, museum associate), Wildlife Society (certified wildlife biologist, chapter president 1993-1995), Society Conservation Biology, Society for Study of Amphibians & Reptiles (various committees 1991-1996, editor circulars since 1998), Gamma Sigma Delta, Xi SigPi.
Married JoAnne Lynn Wetherell, August 8, 1981. Children: Caitlin Elizabeth, Daniel John.