Ward secretary Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Indiana, 1963—1968, charge nurse, geriatric unit, 1979—1980, critical care float nurse, 1980—1981, nursing educator, since 1981, co-founder, nursing image committee, 1984—1986. Affiliate faculty Basic Life Support American Heart Association, 1987—1989. Teacher, Spanish & Latin America history Bloomington Public Schools, 1969—1973.
Office manager J.A. McQuade Doctor of Medicine Inc., South Bend, 1979—1980.
Active member Hilltop Lutheran Church South Bend, since 1980. Member of Indiana Council Hospital Schools Nursing (secretary & treasurer 1982-1983), Association Critical Care Nurses, National League Nursing, Northern Indiana Research Consortium, Indiana Nurses Association, American Nurses Association.