• B.S. Animal Science – University Arkansas at Pinebluff, AR – 1973
• Minor – Mathematic
• Certified Program Evaluator – U.S. Department of the Interior
• M.S. Fishery Biologist – University of Wisconsin at Steven Point, WI – 1975
• MAT General Science South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC – 2004
• Certified Trainer – U.S. Department of the Interior
• Certified Specialist in Human Resources Practices


  • Retired U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as a Fish Biologist/Manager 1975-2011
  • Served in position of hatchery manager at the Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery, SC
  • Service as hatchery manager at the North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery, MA
  • Worked as a fishery biologist at several Fish and Wildlife Service facilities
  • Facilities and Program Evaluator for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Served as an Adjunct Professor, South Carolina State University.