Bachelor of Music, Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1982. Master of Music, Western Washington University, 1987.
Teacher Bellingham School District, 1982—1983, Annette Island School District, Metlakatla, Alaska, 1983—1985, Kenai Peninsula School District, Seward, 1985—1988, Anchorage School District, Eagle River, 1988—1994, music supervisor, 1994—2005, Eagle River High School band teacher, since 2005.
Member of Music Educators National Conference (associate).
Married Gerilynn Estella Hugg. Children: David Michael, Benjamin Michael, Sarah Elisabeth.