Party affiliation: Republican
- Speech and language pathologist Hoopeston (Illinois)-Rankin Schools, 1975-1977, Big Sky Special Education Cooperative, Conrad, Montana, 1977-1988, supervisor speech and language pathology, 1981-1988. Speech and language pathologist Juneau (Alaska) Schools, since 1988.
Member Lutheran Church Council, 1985-1988, 93-96, 2000-2001, president, 1987-1988, 94-95, secretary, 1995-1996. Delegate European Landscape Contractors Association Constituting Convention, 1987. Member American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (certified clinical competence, continuing education award 1985, 88), Montana Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Juneau Education Association (secretary since 1994, webmaster since 2003), Council for Exceptional Children, Conrad Jaycee Women (board directors 1978-1979, state project concern manager 1979-1980, treasurer 1980-1981, president 1982-1983, state director 1983-1984) Conrad Junior Chamber of Commerce (secretary-treasurer 1985-1987), Alaska Speech, Language and Hearing Association (state treasurer 1990-1991, member chair since 2004), Illinois Speech, Language and Hearing Association.