Bachelor of Science in Zoology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1965; Master of Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1967.
Biologist, Florida Game and Fish Commission, Eustis, Florida, 1967-1974; biologist, Arizona Gamd and Fish Department, Phoenix, 1974-1976; biologist, editor, Alaska Department Fish and Game, Juneau, since 1976.
Member several citizens advisory committees, Juneau, since 1976. Organized Norway Point Neighborhood Association, since 1983. Member Council Biology Editors (style manual commission since 1995), American Fisheries Society, Society Scholarly Public.
Married Brenda Fritsche, September 22, 1962. Children: Robert Todd B., Nelson F.