Bachelor in History & English, Weber State College, 1981. Master of Arts in History, Utah State University, 1985.
Assistant reformed library Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, 1978-1997. Research assistant Utah State University, Logan, 1984-1985. Archivist Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, since 1986.
Sergeant United States Army, 1972-1975. Member National Association Government ARchivists & Records Administrators, Utah State History Association, Society of America Archives, Association Records Managers & Administrators.
Married Sheryl Snyder, June 30, 1979.