- Associate of Applied Science in Food Service Administration, State University Agricultural & Technology College, Canton, New York, 1969. Bachelor in Home Economics & Nutrition, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, 1971. Master of Arts in Nutrition Science, Gerontology, Syracuse University, 1981.
Diet technician State University Hospital Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, 1969-1974, dietitian, 1974-1979, chief clinical dietitian, 1979-1980. Consulting dietitian Metropolitan Commission on Aging, 1981-1983, nutrition services coordinator, 1983-1991. Project director senior nutrition Onondaga County Department Aging and Youth, since 1991.
Member advisory board Senior Clubs, Centers, Services Council, Syracuse, New York, 1988-1991, advisory coalition Onondaga County Nutrition Insight, Syracuse, 1993-1996, professional advisory board dietetic students, Syracuse University College for Human Development, since 1995, executive and policy committee New York State Association Nutrition and Aging Services Program, 1996-1997. Member Partnership for Healthy Hearts, since 1998.
Member Central New York Dietetic Association (treasurer 1983-1985, public relations 1994-1997, legislation grassroots liaison since 1996), American Dietetic Association (registered dietitian), National Association Nutrition and Aging Services Programs, National Association Meal Programs, Aging Services Dietitians of New York State, New York State Nutrition Council.