Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with honors, University Wyoming, 1961. Master of Science in Engineering, University Florida, 1962.
From member to speaker of house, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1969-1984; Chairman of the Board National Center Constitutional Studies, Wyoming region, 1983-1987; Chief Executive Officer, Constitution Schools Inc., Casper, since 1987; owner, Russell L. Donley & Associations, since 1988; vice president, National Business Solutions, LLC, since 1997. Chairman appropriations committee Wyo House of Representatives, 1975-1978, chairman legislation management county, 1983-1984.
People can get salvation through the grace of God, but also through their own actions. Part of the work of salvation has been done through the redemption of Jesus Christ. However, people have to work hard in order to attain the full quality of eternal life.
Chairman Western Region Council State Govts., 1982-1983. Republican candidate for government Wyo, 1986. Precinct committeeman Republican Center Committee, 1987-1996.
Chairman Wyoming Young Representatives, 1968. Finance chairman Natrona County Republican Center Committee, 1970. President of the board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Casper, 1976-1977.
State chairman Initiative # 3 doctor Invest in Wyoming not Wall St., 1994. Former member American Water Works Association, National Society Professional Engineers, Wyoming Society.Profl. Engineers, Wyoming Engineering Society, Wyoming Association Cons.
Engineers and Surveyors.
Married Karen Kocherhans, June 4, 1960. Children: Tammera Sue, Tonya Kay, Christina Lynn.