Party affiliation: Republican
Staff nurse University Hospital, Omaha, 1959-1960. Pediatric instructor Children's Hospital, 1960-1962. Staff nurse Tuscon Medical Center, 1963-1964.
Teacher Happy Time Nursery School, Superior, Nebraska, 1970. Director nursing service and education Good Samaritan Center, 1971-1973. Director health Industry Resources, Inc., St. Joseph, Missouri, 1981-1983.
Consultant Progressive Evaluation and Rehabilitation Consultant, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1985. President Healthwise, Inc., St. Joseph, since 1986. Consultant Medical Clinic St. Joseph, since 1986.
Instructor Missouri Western State College, since 1992. Member associate clinical faculty University Missouri, Kansas City, 1997.
Member executive board Family Guidance Center, 1992-1994. Fellow National Association Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners (certified 1994). Member American Nurses Association, National Association Pediatrics Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialist Council, Missouri Nurses Association (board directors district 1 1988-1990), Buchanan County Medical Auxiliary (president 1990), Missouri State Medical Association Auxiliary (vice president, state health chair 1992-1993), Northwest Missouri Wellness Council (chair 1992), Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Delta Delta (Alumni president 1989-1991).