Teacher English and remedial education Jackson County Public Schools, Sylva, North Carolina, 1966. Teacher, counselor Asheville (North Carolina) Buncombe Technology Institute, County of Buncombe Neighborhood Youth Corporation, 1971-1975. Coordinator Buncombe County Title II County of Buncombe and City of Asheville, since 1975.
Job placement coordinator of handicapped, organization development coordinator Thoms Rehabilitation Hospital, Asheville, 1976-1981. Personnel director, rehabilitation coordinator Lions Industries for Blind, 1982-1983. Social worker food stamp office County of Buncombe Social Services, Asheville, 1984-1985.
Research services associate Givens Estate Retirement Center, since 1985. Director resident activity therapy and volunteers Victoria Health Care Center, since 1986. President Social Services Council, County of Buncombe, 1982-1983.
Correspondent Asheville Citizen Times.