Associate of Arts, Pueblo Junior College, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Master of Engineering, Colorado University. Bachelor of Science in Business, Colorado University, 1960.
Sales engineer Johnson Controls, Inc., Portland, Oregon, 1960—1967, Los Angeles, 1967—1968, San Diego, 1968—1969, branch manager, 1970—1979. Associate in charge of energy conservation systems department Dunn, Lee, Smith, Klein & Associates, National City, 1979—1981. Owner Verle A. Williams & Associates, Inc., professional energy and control consultant San Diego, since 1981.
Lecturer in field; With United States Army, 1953-1955.
Founding member Rancho Bernardo Baptist Church, chairman, treasurer, since 1970. Fellow: American Society of Heating (chairman energy management committee 1979-1981, past president, vice president, board governors). Member: Energy Monitoring and Control Society, Society Energy Management (vice chairman energy management since 1985), Association Energy Engineers, Society Level Technology Committee Automatic Control Systems (founding president San Diego chapter 1981, vice president Region 5 1984-1986, certified energy manager, Engineer of Year 1982, Regional Engineer of Year 1983, International Energy Engineer of Year 1984), American Management Association, Rancho Bernardo Bowleros Club (president 1969-1971).
Married Mary Sue Earley, June 2, 1957. Children: Steven Lee, Randall Joe, LeAnne Sue.