Party affiliation: Democrat
Home visitor S.I.E.D.A. Head Start, Ottumwa, Iowa, 1988-1989. Domestic violence/sexual assault counselor Crisis Center & Women's Shelter, 1989-1993. Family preservation therapist Children and Families of Iowa, since 1993.
Domestic violence, sexual assault trainer Crisis Center & Women's Shelter/Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, 1989-1993. Public speaker Crisis Center, Ottumwa, 1989-1993. Member Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Crisis Center and Women's Shelter, Ottumwa and Des Moines, 1989-1993.
Director Battered Women's Support Group, Crisis Center and Women's Shelter, Ottumwa, 1990-1993. Member Human Immunodeficiency Virus Task Force/S.E. Iowa, 1992. Chairperson Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Society, 1991-1993.