Party affiliation: Republican
Lab instructor Walla Walla College, College Place, Washington, 1958-1961, instructor, 1961. Clinical dietitian Glendale (California) Adventist Hospital, 1963-1964. Research assistant Loma Linda (California) University, 1964-1966, assistant professor nutrition, since 1978.
Treasurer Inland Nutrition Council, Loma Linda, 1984. Member Pacific Union Executive Conference, Westlake Village, California, since 1986.
Denomination: Seventh Day Adventist
Member American Dietetic Association, California Dietetic Association, Inland District Dietetic Association (career guidance chair 1979-1981), Dietetic Educators of Practitioners (chair California chapter 1989-1990), Seventh-day Adventists Dietetic Association (president 1989, board directors, speaker of house 1985-1986).