Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit, St. Anthony's Hospital, Amarillo, 1979-1981, education coordinator for special care, 1985-1986. Office nurse, manager Pedro Hernandez-Lattuf, Doctor of Medicine 1981-1984. Head nurse Intensive Care Unit, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1986-1990, clinical nurse specialist for cardiology, since 1990.
Rotary International Group Study Exchange Program participant to India, 1995.
Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (officer Panhandle chapter 1988-1989, Nurse of Month award 1987), Texas Nurses Association (board directors political action committee 1981-1986), Amarillo College Harrington Scholarship Fund Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau (treasurer 1991-1993, scholar 1988).