Eligibility worker Department Public Social Services, Riverside, California, 1975-1977, social worker San Bernardino, 1977-1979. Child protection social worker Department Social Services, Riverside, 1979-1980. Mental health clinician San Bernardino County Mental Health Department, 1980-1982, mental heath clinician, conservatorship investigator, 1982-1984, coordinator drug program, 1984-1986.
Assistant to director, drug program administrator San Benito County Mental Health Department, Hollister, California, 1986-1987. Division manager alcohol and drug programs Fresno (California) County Mental Health Department, 1988-1989. Mental health program specialist Department Mental Health, Sacramento, 1989-1991.
Victim services specialist California Department Corrections, 1991-1993. Liaison governor's policy council on alcohol, drug abuse Department Alcohol and Drug Programs, since 1992. Special assistant to deputy director.