- Occupation: Incumbent
- 43 years in the utility business
- 27 years with Purissima, President since 1981
- Resident of Los Altos Hills since 1966, home owner
- Widower-- three children, six grandchildren
- Education: Stanford University, AB Political Science
- US Air Force: 5 years WWII, 27 years reserve, Bronze Star Medal 1944, Retired Lt. Col.