Party affiliation: Democrat
Public health nutritionist/dietitian University Arizona, Tucson, 1970-1971. Public health nutritionist Project Health Opportunities for People Everywhere, Natal, Brazil, 1972. Instructor Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1973-1976, University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1976-1979.
Nutrition coordinator special supplemental food program for women, infants and children North Dakota State Department Health, Bismarck, 1979-1992, director nutrition services, since 1992.
Health professional advisor March of Dimes, Bismarck, 1985-1987. Member American Dietetic Association, National Association Women, Infants and Children Directors (nutrition standards committee 1986-1987, regional nutrition representative chair, 1986-1988 ), North Dakota Dietetic Association (treasurer 1979-1980), North Dakota Nutrition Council, Bismarck-MANDAN Nutrition Council (president 1984-1985, 87-88), Bismarck/MANDAN Dietetic Association (vice president 1986-1987), Prairie Textile Arts Guild (president 1986-1987).