Clerical specialist Fairfax (Virginia) County Department Public Works, 1980—1981. Office manager, various administrative positions Woodburn Center for Community Mental Health, Annandale, 1981—1986. Budget analyst Fairfax County Police Department, 1986—1990.
Clerk to the board supervisors Fairfax County Government, since 1990.
Secretary Lake Jackson Garden Club, Manassas, Virginia, 1998—2000. Member of Virginia Municipal Clerks Association (regional director 2001-2003, Second vice president since 2003, 1st vice president 2004-2005, president since 2005), International Association Municipal Clerks, Virginia Native Plant Society, Prince William Wildflower Society 1992-1994, (newsletter editor 1998—2005, president 2000-2002, membership chair).