Bachelor in English, Carroll College, Helena, Montana, 1970. Master of Science in Psychology, Montana State University, 1996. Student, Walden University, since 2002.
In-service trainer Boulder River School and Hospital, Montana, 1974-1975. Group home manager REACH, Inc., Bozeman, 1975-1976. Community home trainer Development Disabilities Training Institute, Helena, 1976-1977.
Training coordinator emergency medical services bureau State Department Health and Environmental Sciences, 1977-1982. Consultant, lead staff National Council State Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinators, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, 1981-1986. Account executive, lead staff National Association Emergency Medical Technologies, Clinton, Mississippi, 1986-1987.
President, Chief Executive Officer Association Management and Consultant, Inc., Boulder, 1983-1989. Writer, producer, director North Country Media Group, Great Falls, Montana, 1990-1991. Chief conference planner S.O.S. Conference Planning Consortium, 1991-1992.
Executive director Critical Illness & Trauma Foundation, Bozeman, Montana, 1986-1991, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1991. Season course leader National Outdoor Leadership School, Lander, Wyoming, 1966—1974. Member executive committee National Council State Express Mail Service Training Coordinators, 1977—1982, chairman, Kentucky, 1979—1981.
Member advisory committee pediatric emergency medical services training project Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, 1985—1988, pediatrics emergency instructor, 1986—1990. Member grant peer review committee division injury epidemiology Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, 1986—1987. Member injury prevention professionals New England Network to Prevent Childhood Injuries, Newton, Massachusetts, 1988—1995.
Member core faculty development trauma system training program United States Department Transportation, Washington, since 1989. Technical assistance team member Express Mail Service, 1991—1993. Express Mail Service instructor and program coordinator Great Falls Vocational Training Center, 1991—1993.
Research assistant institute for community studies University Missouri, Kansas city, 1983—1995. Associate research professor psychology Montana State University, 1999—2003. Assistant clinical professor surgery University Nevada School Medicine, 1999—2003.
Executive committee Intermountain Regional Express Mail Service Children Coordinator Council, Bozeman, Montana, 1994—2002. Site reviewer Commission for Accreditation of Ambulance Services, Glenview, Illinois, since 1997. Firefighter/Express Mail Service trainer Gallatin Gateway Volunteer Fire Department, Gallatin Gateway, Montana, 1998—2001.
Assistant chief Gallatin River Ranch Fire Department, since 2001, medical officer, since 2001. Director Rural Express Mail Service and Trauma Technology Assistance Center, Bozeman, Montana, 2003—2007. Technical advisory trauma system and evaluation committee American College Surgeons.
Member various committees Institute Medicine, 2003—2006. Associate research professor Health Sciences Montana State University, since 2003. Consultant in field.
Member Park County Driving under the influence Task Force, Livingson, 1993-1996. Inaugural coordinator Montana Safe Kids Coalition, Big Timber, 1988-1990. Advisory committee National Significance Project for Respite Care, 1977-1978.
Member basic life support committee of Montana, Montana Heart Association, 1977-1982. Member National Registry EMTs (20 year recognition), Montana Board Medical Examiners.
Married Brenda Kay Lille Griffin, September 27, 1970 (divorced June 1990). Married Theresa Louise Knipe, October 10, 1992. 1 child, Jami.