B.S Geography, 1979, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
1980-2008 Geographer, U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Science Center, Portland, Oregon (Retired)
.Specialties: Hydrography, Geographic Information Systems, Water Use, Cartography, Database Development, Computer Modeling.
2018-2020 Federal Emergency Management Agency, Environmental and Historic Preservation: Environmental Compliance Review Specialist. (Reservist)
Memberships: Oregon Geographic Names Board, Advisor 1994-2008, Member 2009-present. President, 2017-present.
Council of Geographic Names Authorities, Executive Board Member 2017-present.