Bachelor of Science, University Central Arkansas, 1978. Master of Public Administration, University Alabama, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 1996.
Grant writer, acting facility manager, president board directors Bethlehem House, Conway, Arkansas, 1991-1994. Temporary assistant professor political science Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1996-1998. Grant writer, consultant Therapeutic Strategies, Arkansas, since 1998.