Party affiliation: Democrat
Pastor Christ Lutheran Church, Des Moines, 1962-1964. Assistant pastor First Immanuel Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon, 1964-1968. Planner Tri-County Community Council, 1970-1971.
Project coordinator City-County Commission on Aging, 1971-1973. Evaluation coordinator Portland Bureau of Human Resources, 1973-1974. Assistant director Multnomah County Project Health Division, 1974-1983.
Interim pastor Augustana Lutheran Church, 1984-1985. Director family support services Metropolitan Family Service, 1985-1991. Director planning and research Metropolitan Family Services, 1992-1994.
Director information exchange Lutheran Family Service, 1994-1998. Performance improvement manager Kerr Youth and Family Center, Portland, 1998-2001, retired, 2001.