Bachelor of Science in Zoology, University Washington, 1972. Master of Arts in Teaching, Alaska Pacific University, 1989.
Instructor Mitraniketan High School, Vellanad, India, 1969—1971, Kuskokwim Community College, Bethel, Alaska, 1973. Program director, instructor Fairbanks (Alaska) Native Association, 1975—1976. Program director Cook Inlet Native Association, Anchorage, 1976—1979.
Administrator, teacher Alaska Vocational Technology Center, Seward, 1979—1997. Owner, writer, editor High Tide Writing, since 1998. Incorporator, president Alaska Adult Education Association, Alaska, 1977—1980, Alaska, 1981—1984.
President Northwest Adult Education Association, Alaska, 1987—1988.
Centennial coordinator City of Seward, 2002—2003. Vice president Seward Planning Zoning, 1982—1988. President, secretary Seward Schools Parent Advisory Committee, 1986—1991.
Member Kenai Peninsula College Council, 1999—2005. Vice president Kenai Peninsula School Board, 2001, since 2003. Member People Occupational Education Delaware to China, 1986, Seward Delegates to Sister City Obihiro, Japan, 1992, Japan, 2002.
Member of Seward Chamber of Commerce, World Future Society, American Association Adult and Continuing Education.
Married Moses Wassilie (divorced ). Children: Leonardo, Carl.