Party affiliation: Democrat
Assistant youth director Young Men’s Christian Association, Duluth, 1967-1968. Counselor Northwood, 1968-1971. Team leader, 1971-1976.
Social worker, 1976-1977. Program director, 1977-1985. Personnel director City of Duluth, 1985-1986, administrative assistant, 1986-1992.
Management consultant, 1992-1993. Administrator Northwood West, 1993-1995. Director quality assurance, 1995-1996.
Chief Executive Officer Duluth Bethel Society, 1996-1997. Director program operations Youth Continum, New Haven, 1997-2000. Director St. Croix Camps, 2000—2004.
Board directors Minnesota Council Residential Teatment Centers, St. Paul, 1977-1985, 93-96.
Member Duluth City Council, 1978-1985, president, 1981. Board directors United Development Achievement Center, Duluth, 1981-1985, United Way of Duluth, 1981-1989, Duluth Economic Development Authority, 1989-1992, Arrowhead Growth Alliance, 1990-1992, Northspan, 1991-1992. Member Lake Superior Association Labor Management (board directors 1989-1992), International City Managers Association (public policy committee 1991-1995), National Association Homes for Children.