Associate of Arts, Phoenix College, 1972. Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1974. Master of Arts, Arizona State University, 1977.
Postgraduate, Arizona State University, 1981.
Environmental consultant Bioconn Environmental Studies, Phoenix, 1973-1974. Environmental planner Arizona Department Health Services, 1978-1980, director waste planning, 1980-1983, bureau chief, 1983-1984, program manager, 1984-1986, director environmental planning, 1986-1988. Assistant director Arizona Department Environmental Quality, 1988-1991.
Environmental consultant Emcon Associates, since 1991. Member Hazardous Waste Enforcement Investigation Project, Arizona, 1984-1986. Member task force on hazardous waste capacity assurance National Governors Association, 1987-1988.
Participant Public Policy Forum on Incineration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988. Member Western States Hazardous Waste Enforcement Project, 1988-1991. Presenter in field.
Invited participant Siting Hazardous Waste Facilities, National Governor's Association, 1992. Member National Hazardous Waste Siting Consortium (board directors 1988-1989), Arizona Public Health Association ((board directors 1981-1983), Arizona Environmental Health Association (board directors 1981-1982, 85), Western Waste Exchange (executive board 1986-1987), Arizona Hazardous Waste Society (board directors 1986-1987), Gamma Theta Upsilon.
Married Robin Byram, August 16, 1985. Children: Samuel, Dale.