Party affiliation: Democrat
Assistant director nurses Arroyo Vista Hospital, Santa Rosa, California, 1971. Clinical nurse consultant Sonoma State Hospital, Elderidge, 1973—1977. Consultant physical assessment Santa Rosa, 1977—1982.
Director employee/employer health services Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, 1977—1982. President, chairman Corporation Health Services, Inc., industrial and occupational medicine Santa Rosa, Larkspur, Petaluma, since 1982. Owner Joyce Safian and Associates, Occupational Health Consultant Secretary, Sonoma County (California) Board Alcoholism, 1977—1980.
Denomination: Roman Catholic