Party affiliation: Republican
Psychiatric nurse Richard Young Memorial Hospital, Omaha, 1975—1976. Operating room nurse Moore Memorial Hospital, Pinehurst, North Carolina, 1976—1977. Research nurse Urological Associates Southern Arizona, Tucson, 1977—1979, nursing administration, 1979—1981.
Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit nurse Gulf Coast Community Hospital, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1981—1982. Medical/surgical nurse Garden Park Community Hospital, Gulfport, since 1982. Captain Reserve United States Air Force, since 1972.
Senior assembly representative University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, since 1983. With United States Air Force, 1968-1972.
Member of Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Animal Protection Institute, Center Environmental Education, National League Prisoner Of War-Master of International Affairs Families, United States Olympic Society, Reserve Officers Association United States, Mississippi Nurses Association, National Students Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.