Party affiliation: Democrat
Charge nurse Medical College of Ohio Hospitals, Toledo, 1978-1980, assistant head nurse, 1980, head nurse, 1982-1984. Staff nurse University Hospitals, Cleveland, 1981. Instructor University Toledo, 1986-1990.
Teaching fellow Bowling Green State University, 1987-1990. Clinical nurse specialist Lee Memorial Hospital, Fort Myers, Florida, since 1990. Member adjunct faculty speech communications Edison Community College, Fort Myers, since 1994.
Health communications consultant.
Board directors, treasurer Spinal Cord Group of Southwest Florida, since 1991. Member American Nurses Association, Association Rehabilitation Nurses, Florida Nurses Association, National Spinal-Head Injury Association (board directors Northwest Ohio chapter 1986-1990), National Head Injury Association (board directors 1980-1981), International Communication Association, Speech Communication Association.