Party affiliation: Republican
Recreational therapist, unit director Mississippi Bureau Mental Retardation, Jackson, 1977-1984. Health facilities surveyor Mississippi State Department Health, 1984-1989. Expressive therapist Pine Grove Recovery Center, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1989-1993.
Quality assurance coordinator Ellisville (Mississippi) State School, 1994-1995. Coordinator restorative therapy Mississippi State Hospital, Whitfield, since 1995. Professional speaker, motivator Therapeutic Consultant Group, Ellisville, since 1989.
Member Ellisville Toastmasters (president 1994-1995), Mississippi Recreation and Park Association (Professional of Year 1987, president 1986-1987), Mississippi Therapeutic Recreation Society (chair 1985, Therapeutic Recreator of Year 1985, 86), Compassionate Friends (board directors since 1996), Mississippi Head Injury Association, Mississippi Gerontological Society.