- Deputy sherrif City of Floyd, 1960-1972. Administrative assistant Montgomery County, Virginia, 1972-1976, assistant co-administrator, 1976-1981, chief administrative officer, since 1981. Guest lecturer Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Ferrum (Virginia) College, Radford University.
Member Virginia Association County Administrators (executive board 1988-1989), National Association County Administrators, American Society Public Administration (board directors, executive council 1988-1989), Virginia Criminal Justice Service Commission, Southwest Virginia Economic Development Commission, Southeast Regional International City Managers Association (executive board 1988-1989), Virginia Local Government Management Association (president 1989-1990), Valley Clerk's Annual Clubs: Women's. Lodges: Lady of Moose.
1960 - 1972
1972 - 1976