Assistant professor home economics Simpson College, 1964—1965. With marketing division Maytag, Newton, Iowa, 1965—1968. Director licensing department social service State of Iowa, Polk County, 1968—1970.
Protective services supervisor Polk and Jasper County, Iowa, 1968—1971. Program director, coordinator Child Development Laboratories Children's Education, 1972—1976. Social work coordinator Heartland Area Education Agency, Ankeny, Iowa, 1976—1980.
Director family counseling services Mid-West Clinical Associates, Des Moines, 1981—1984, Iowa Methodist Church, Des Moines, 1981—1984, Poweshiek County Mental Health Center, Grinnell, 1981—1984. Out-patient therapist Ozark Center, Joplin, Missouri, since 1984. Consultant branch Corporation Growth Consultant, since 1984.
Member, representative Iowa Democratic Association, Jasper County, 1978—1983. Deacon First United Presbyterian Church, Grinnell, 1982—1984. Member of National Association Certified Social Workers, American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, Soroptimist International Club (vice president-president 1980-1982).