Board directors service unit Black Diamond council Girl Scouts United States, Mingo County, since 1988. Board directors Women Helping Women, 1993. Lay speaker United Methodist Church, 1993.
Lay leader Memorial United Methodist Church, 1993. Member American Association of University Women, National Council Teachers Education, National Association Development Educators, West Virginia English and Language Arts Council, West Virginia Association Women in Higher Education, West Virginia Association College English Teachers, Humanities Center, Eastern Kentucky Alumni Association (president 1985-1988), Kentucky Academy Association.