Mr. Hafner is born in Mansfield, Ohio to Robert and Nivarde Hafner.
Mr. Hafner receives a Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University.
Mr. Hafner receives a Master of Arts in history from the University of Illinois.
Mr. Hafner receives a Master of Science in library science from Case Western Reserve University, and begins his career as a reference librarian at the University of Missouri.
Mr. Hafner becomes a humanities liaison librarian at Florida Atlantic University.
Mr. Hafner becomes an acquisitions librarian at Lake Superior State College.
Mr. Hafner becomes a liturgical minister.
Mr. Hafner joins the University of West Florida as an acquisitions librarian.
Mr. Hafner joins the technical services library at Lake Superior State College.
Mr. Hafner becomes the coordinator of collection development at Western Carolina University.
Mr. Hafner serves as a chairman of the District 51 Scholarship Committee of the State Employees Association of North Carolina.
Mr. Hafner joins Optimists International.
Mr. Hafner is named Sylva-Jack Club Optimist of the Year by Optimists International.
Mr. Hafner earns a JD from Capital University Law School.