Bachelor, Florida State University, 1965; Master of Arts, Florida State University, 1967; Master of Arts, Hollins College, 1971.
Instructor Virginia Western Community College, 1967-1971. Assistant professor communication University Washington, Seattle, 1971-1975. Instructor, department head Spokane Falls Community College, Washington, since 1976.
Founder, owner, operator Mill Mountain Productions, Spokane, since 1971. Lecturer The Center for the Moving Image, Portland, Oregon, 1982. Grants judge American Film Festival, 1984, 85, Seattle Artists Trust, 1987.
Board of directors Station KPBX, Spokane, since 1981. Member Washington Film and Video Association, Northwest Film Study Center, NorthwestMedia Project, Indiana Feature Project, Alpha Epsilon Rho (honorary), Omicron Delta Kappa (honorary), Les Jongleurs (honorary).
Married Connie Conley, December 22, 1975. Children: McKenzie Anne, Richard Sayer, Callie Stanford.