Born: February 18, 1948 in Wyandotte, MI
Married: Dianne Elizabeth (Charron), on July 17, 1971 at Christ Lutheran Church, River Rouge, MI
Children: Carl Christopher, AnnaLisa Augusta, Emily Elizabeth, Carolyn Louise and Joanna Justine
Schools: Baptized and Confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church, River Rouge, MI. Graduated as Valedictorian from Ecorse High School, 1966. B.A. from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), M. Div. from Concordia Seminary, Springfield, IL 1974.
Churches: Vicared at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Marquette, MI 1973. Pastor, Dr. Martin Luther Ev. Lutheran Church, Gary, IN 1974-1979, and St. John Lutheran Church, Cudahy, WI 1979- present.
DISTRICT: Lutheran Haven Board, Evangelism Board Chairman, Mission Board Chairman, SELC President 1997-present.
MILITARY: Chaplain, Major, Wisconsin Air National Guard, 128th Air Refueling Wing, Milwaukee, WI
LOCAL: Programer/Liturgist, "Lutheran Radio Church Service", WTMJ (AM620). Central Board Member, Milwaukee County, "Interfaith for the Elderly". Board of Directors, Healthier Communities Initiative. Cudahy/St. Francis: Project Concern and Interfaith for the Elderly
3rd Vice President