Bachelor of Science in Education, Rhode Island College, 1972; Master in Art Education, Rhode Island School of Design, 1980.
Art teacher, Pawtucket (Rhode Island) School Department, since 1972; instructor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, since 1980. Volunteer Pawtucket Arts Council, since 1987.
Member Le Foyer Club, Pawtucket, 1972. Volunteer mayoral candidate, Pawtucket, 1991. Member National Art Education Association, Rhode Island Art Teachers Association, Pawtucket Teachers Alliance, Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Association.
Married Margaret Ann Orchel, Apr.2, 1983. 1 child, Lisa.