Party affiliation: Republican
Secondary teacher Yukon (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1973-1978. Assistant manager Bethany Rite-Way Printing, 1978-1988. Psychotherapist Community Counseling Center, Oklahoma City, 1989-1995, director aging services, 1995-1999.
Coordinator primary chemical dependency treatment Norman (Oklahoma) Alcohol Information Center, 1999-2000. Private practice Midwest City, Oklahoma, 2000—2002. Gero-psychiatric coordinator Hope Community Services, Inc., Oklahoma City, since 2002.
Adjunct professor psychology Southern Nazarene University, 1990-1992.
Denomination: Church of the Nazarene