Party affiliation: Democrat
Staff nurse Shriners' Burn Institute, Cincinnati, 1975-1976, Cincinnati General Hospital, 1976-1977, Middletown (Ohio) Hospital, 1977-1980. Public health nurse Middletown Bureau Public Health Nursing, 1980-1981. Staff nurse Ambulatory Care Center, Centerville, Ohio, 1981-1982, St. Francis Medical Center, Honolulu, 1982-1984.
Manager Hawaiian Eye Surgictr., Wahaiwa, 1984-1985. Coordinator operating room quality assurance and education St. Francis Medical Center, Honolulu, 1985-1987. Nurse manager, patient care coordinator, surgery The Queen's Medical Center, 1987-1988, staff nurse, 1988-1991.
Clinical nurse III surgery Queen's Medical Center, 1991-1996. Clinical nurse III Kam 4 Cysto/KSCP, The Queen's Medical Center, since 1996. Negotiator St. Francis Medical Center, 1983, 85, Queen's Medical Center, 1993.
Member Southern Poverty Law Center, 1992. Member National Organization of Women, American Nurses Association (member commission on economic and professional security, 1995-1996, member congress on nursing economics 1995-1996), Association Operating Room Nurses (secretary Hawaii chapter 1987-1989, president 1989-1991), Hawaii Nurses Association and Collective Bargaining Association (board directors 1991-1997, vice-chairperson 1994-1995, chairperson 1995-1997, delegate 1996, Hawaii representative American Nurses Association Institute Collective Bargaining 1992-1996, vice chair 1994-1995, chair 1995-1996, secretary Board of Directors since 1997), Aquarian Foundation, Golden Key (charter), Sigma Theta Tau-Gamma Psi (scholar).