Party affiliation: Republican
Clinical nurse Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 1965-1966. Staff nurse Salem Memorial Hospital, 1966. Instructor nursing Oregon State Hospital, Salem, 1970.
Director of Nursing Columbia View Hospital, Vancouver, Washington, 1971-1976. Nursing consultant Brim & Associates, Portland, Oregon, 1976-1980, director professional services, 1980-1988. Consultant Virginia Mason Health Services Consortium, Seattle, 1988.
President B. L. Consultant, Vancouver, since 1988. Vice president research and development Oregon Association Hospitals, Portland, 1990-1993. Vice president operations Oregon Healthcare Enterprises, Lake Oswego, 1990-1993.
Vice president Oregon Association of Hospitals, 1990-1993. Associate administrator Hood River (Oregon) Memorial Hospital, 1993-1998. Member adjunct faculty Concordia College, Portland, executive director, La Clinical del Carino, since 1996.
Denomination: Roman Catholic