Staff nurse Medical Personnel Pool, San Diego, 1974-1976. Charge nurse adult unit Southwood Mental Health Center, Chula Vista, California, 1976-1977, head nurse, 1977-1980. Assistant director nursing Southwood Psychiatric Hospital, San Diego, 1982-1987, program director adolescent substance abuse unit, 1986-1987, director nursing, 1987-1989, Rancho Park Hospital, El Cajon, California, since 1989.
Member nurse advisory committee Hospital Council of San Diego and Imperial Counties. Treasurer, member organizing committee "Candidate Night," Health Issues Forum, 1983, 85.
Member American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist Society San Diego (treasurer), Advocates for Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (treasurer southern California region), San Diego County Organization Psychiatric Nursing Coordinators, Sigma Theta Tau (Gamma Gamma chapter, 1st chapter president, past treasurer, past vice president, past committee chairperson).