Party affiliation: Democrat
- Nutrition consultant North Carolina State Board Health, Raleigh, 1968-1981. Maternal, child health nutrition consultant North Carolina Division Health Services, 1981-1983, nutrition program consultant, 1983-1989, North Carolina Department Environmental Health and Natural Resources, since 1989. Adjunct clinical instructor East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, since 1986.
President Wayne County chapter American Diabetes Association, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1980-1982. Member administrative board St. Paul Methodist Church, Goldsboro, 1981-1987. Member North Carolina Public Health Association (president 1977, Outstanding Service award 1977), Eastern North Carolina District Dietetic Association (president 1977-1978), North Carolina Dietetic Association (president 1984-1985, Member of the Year award 1988).