was born in Springfield, Illinois, and educated in the United States and Europe earning the following degrees:
Associate of Science in Human Relations from the University of New York;
Bachelor of Arts in Human Behavior from Newport University;
Master of Arts in Religion from Newport University; and
Doctorate of Theology from Christian Bible College
(based in large part on work completed at the International Bible College and
Seminary, Rucschlicon, Switzerland.
In addition he has pursued post doctoral studies at the University of Darmstadt(Germany), the International Bible College and Seminary, Rucschlicon, Switzerland, and the University of Illinois at Springfield, IL.
He married to his childhood sweetheart (Dot) and they have been married for almost 48 years.
Dr. Tribble's experiences are varied:
Parliamentarian. He began studying Robert's Rules of Order in 1962 as a high school sophomore and served as a parliamentarian through out his military and ministerial service. He has been a practicing as a professional parliamentarian in 1974 and in 2013 he was certified as a Professional Registered Parliamentarian (the highest certification granted by the National Association of Parliamentarians).
Military Service. He retired from the US Army after more than 20 years of active service (having served three combat tours in Viet Nam).
Ordained Minister. He pastored churches in Europe and the US and assisted churches in the Middle East, Turkey, Egypt, Sierra Leone, and Jamaica for more than 40 years.
Educator. He was an adjunct professor with City Colleges of Chicago, European Division for 2 years.
Corporate Executive. He served as President of Lightning Broadcasting Company for 5 years prior to selling his interest.
Author. Over the years he has written numerous magazine articles on church growth; wrote and published 11 books for the US Army, self-published over 43 books on Abraham Lincoln and Christian related subjects and Robert's Rules of Order.
Small Business Owner. He retired from the active pastorate in 2014 and is serving as the President of DORICO Ministries focusing on "Making Robert's Rules of Order Understandable" for local churches and not-for-profit organizations specializing in bylaw review and revision, serving as organizational parliamentarian, and providing instruction in Robert's Rules.