New Mexico State University: Completed secondary teacher licensure program
University of New Mexico: Graduate studies in public administration
University of Chicago: Graduate studies in business administration
University of Illinois: B.A. degree in sociology and political science
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College: Graduate
2001-2008: New Mexico State University - supervising student teachers. Evaluating teaching skills of student teachers presenting lessons to high school students in several schools. Advising student teachers on ways to improve their presentations and lessons.
1994-2000: Las Cruces High School - teaching Advanced Placement European History, U.S. government, and economics.
1992-1993: Don Quixote Stained Glass Company - owner. Designed and constructed stained and beveled glass pieces.
1987-1992: Real estate sales representative - listed and sold residential property and land in Albuquerque, NM.
1997-1985: Owner of real estate property management company - providing contractual management and maintenance services for over 500 units in Albuquerque, NM.
1954-1976: U.S. Army (Retired at rank of Colonel)
Graduates as Distinguished Military Student, commisioned 2nd Lt. in regular Army
Held many responsible assignments from platoon leader to commander of an 800-man field artillery battalion. Served in staff positions dealing with personnel, logistics, and operations and training matters. Conducted numerous investigations under the Uniform Code of Military Justice as part of general courts-martial proceedings.
Headed a Defense Nuclear Agency inspection team whose responsibility was to determine through inspections the safety, reliability, and security of the U.S. nuclear weapons inventory worldwide. In-depth checks of the medical and personnel records of those authorized access to the weapons were conducted to ensure that none had behavioral or mental problems, or were taking prescribed mind-altering drugs which could jeopardize the security or safety of the weapons.