AS, Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge, New York, 1978; Bachelor of Science, Minot (North Dakota) State College, 1982; Master of Science, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1985.
Police officer, Williston (North Dakota) Police Department, 1978-1980; assistant superintendent, Prince William Detention Center, Manassas, Virginia, 1983-1984; superintendent, Prince William Detention Center, Manassas, Virginia, 1985-1986; assistant professor, Minot State University, 1986-1990; warden, Lawrence County Corrections, New Castle, Pennsylvania, 1990; deputy warden, Georgia Department Corrections, Davisboro, 1990-1992; director detention services, Guilford Sheriff's Department, Greensboro, North Carolina, since 1993. Consultant North Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, 1987. Program evaluator American Correctional Association, Baltimore, 1988.
Member of committee Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee, Guilford County, 1994, Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, Guilford County, 1994. Vice president Parent-Teachers Association, Guilford County, 1994. Served to sergeant United States Air Force, 1973-1976.
Member American Correctional Association, American Jail Association, Alpha Phi Sigma (president 1982-1983).
Married Esther Mable Ehlke, September 3, 1977. 1 child, Stephanie Annual.