Case worker Todd County Welfare Department, Long Prairie, Minnesota, 1962-1963. Social worker Lutheran Social Service Kansas, Wichita, 1965-1970. Executive director Lutheran Social Ministry Arizona, Phoenix, 1970-1978.
President Lutheran Social Services Northern California, San Francisco, since 1978. Peer reviewer Council on Accreditation, New York City, since 1980. Social service consultant Evangelical Lutheran Church American, Chicago, since 1986.
Member Governor's Earthquake Preparedness Task Force, California, 1982-1988. Chair disaster preparedness Northern California Ecumenical Council, California, 1982-1984. Member National Association of Social Workers (California Social Worker of Year 1992, president California chapter 1984-1986), Coalition of Executive Lutheran Agencies (director committee 1990-1995), Association Lutheran Social Ministry Organization (board directors since 1995).