AS in Business Administration, Jefferson Community College, 1991. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Montana Technology, 1996. Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Montana Technology, 1998.
Engineer intern Westinghouse Hanford, Richland, Washington, 1994. Research engineer Center Advanced Mineral, Butte, Montana, 1995-1996. Analytical chemist Montana Enviromet, 1996-1997.
Senior technical assistant Citizens Technology Environmental Committee, 1994-1997. Research associate Montana Technology, 1996-1997. Environmental engineer Marshall Miller & Associates, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1998-1999.
Metallurgical engineer Heritage Environmental Services, Indianapolis, since 1999.
Charter member board Berkeley Pit Public Education Commission, Butte, 1995-1997. Volunteer tutor Butte Literacy Council, 1993-1995. With United States Army, 1985-1992.
Member Water Environmental Federation, Society Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, National Ground Water Association, Rolling Thunder, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Theta Kappa.
1 child, Starr Ann Chilson.