Social worker Kentucky Department Child Welfare, 1972-1976. Social services program planner Illinois Status Offender Services Department Children and Family Services, Chicago, 1976-1978. Project director League of Women Voters, 1979.
Advocacy director Youth Network Council of Chicago, Inc., 1979-1980. Researcher SRA Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1982-1983. Project coordinator Madison County Juvenile Court, Jackson, Tennessee, 1983.
Assistant director classification youth services Tennessee Department Correction, Nashville, 1984-1986. Volunteer program manager Commission on Victim Services, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986-1988. Assistant director child welfare reform initiative Department Children and Youth Services, 1988-1991.
Legislative assistant Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum, Washington, 1991-1992. Childrens policy coordinator Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources Republican Staff, since 1992.
Consultant in child/youth services, 1976-1991.