A brief professional vita ...
Fairbanks, Alaska — In 1976 I arrived in Alaska looking for adventure and opportunity. I found both. I grew up in Ohio, United States.
1973 Graduated Kent State University, BA.
1976 – 1986 Newspaper photojournalist for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
1986 – 1987 Ohio University, MA. Visual Communication.
1987 – 1990 Publisher Alaska Living magazine.
1990 – 1993 Public Information Officer for the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center.
1993 – 2015 Special Projects Manager for UAF departments. Developed websites, databases, and educational multimedia projects.
1978 – 2015 Adjunct Instructor developed and taught evening classes for the Departments of Journalism, Art and Education in multimedia, photography, writing, editing, typography and publication design.
2015 Retired from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).
2015–2016 U.S. Peace Corps volunteer. Federated States of Micronesia, Kosrae.
1984 – present Manager / owner of Nature Cabins LLC. Nature Cabins provides clean, quiet and private rental cabins near the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Two cabins produce renewable solar electricity (more than the tenants use)!
2014 – present Developer / Owner of Joyful Pixels LLC. Software developer.
Toastmasters International, running, camping and putzing around. I support the Fairbanks Community Food Bank, Big Brothers Big Sisters, KUAC Public Radio, Doctors Without Borders, United Way of the Tanana Valley, and others.