Party affiliation: Republican
Staff nurse Sisters Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, 1973, St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, 1973—1974, Holy Cross Hospital, Salt Lake City, 1971—1975, supervisor, 1975—1981, critical care nurse clinician, 1981—1982, clinical director critical care services, 1982—1984. Clinical director critical care Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, 1984—1989, associate chief nurse, since 1992. Assistant chief nursing service/surgery Veterans Administration Medical Center, Salt Lake City, 1989—1992.
Member clinical faculty Weber State University, 1980—1984, since 1992, University Utah, 1982—1984, University Washington, 1986—1989. Member editorial board Heart and Lung, since 1992.
Member of Cwean, Mortar Board, American Nurses Association, American Association for Critical Care Nurses (Salt Lake City chapter, certified committee 1987-1988, special interest consultant to management 1990-1991, strategic planning committee 1987-1988), Washington Heart Association (co-chair nursing symposium planning task force 1985-1986, physician & nurse symposium planning task force 1986-1987, Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor-trainer course co-director Washington association 1989, emergency cardiac care chair since 1992), Alpha Lambda Delta, Sigma Theta Tau.