Party affiliation: Democrat
Counselor, workshor supervisor Phoenix Programs, Corcord, California, 1984. Substitute teacher public schools, Concord and Pittsburg, 1984. Personnel management specialist United States Navy Engineering Command, Alexandria, Virginia, 1984-1986, employee development specialist, 1986-1987.
Investigator United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Francisco, 1987-1989, Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Office, United States Department Housing and Urban Development, San Francisco, since 1989.