Party affiliation: Democrat
Physical educator Isothermal Community College, Forest City, North Carolina, 1979—1980. Elementary teacher Rutherford County Schools, 1979—1980. Health educator I State of North Carolina, Yanceyville, 1981.
Graduate teaching assistant Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1981—1983, graduate administrative assistant, 1983—1984. Assistant professor, applied health science Indiana University, Bloomington, since 1984, coordination undergraduate teacher, preparation department applied health science, since 1984. Consultant American Cancer Society, Indianapolis, since 1984.
Co-director, worksite health promotion project Monroe County Community Schools Corporation, Bloomington, since 1985.
Member of League of Women Voters, Indiana Public Health Association, Association Advancement Health Education, American School Health Association (school health education study committee since 1985), American Public Health Association (council school health education and services section 1985-1987), Alpine Ski Club (Bloomington), Eta Sigma Gamma (chapter president 1982-1983, at-large member, national executive board 1984-1986, John P. McGovern scholarship award 1983, project grant 1982).