Party affiliation: Democrat
Director training, assistant director, director Farnham Youth Development Center, Oswego, 1975-1977. Deputy director, case worker Community Action Planning Council, Watertown, New York, 1977-1979. Law assistant Legal Services Central New York, 1979-1982.
Manager section and housing Economic Opportunity Corp, Ithaca, New York, 1982-1985. Manager rental, deputy director Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, 1985-1995. Executive director McGraw House, since 1996.
Ombudsperson Village of Lansing, New York, since 1989. Committee member City of Ithaca, since 1990. Secretary Landlords Association Tompkins County, New York, since 1990.
Member Homeless Task Force, Ithaca, since 1989. 1st vice president Health Planning Council, since 1998. Member New York American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Housing Subcommittee, since 1998.
Denomination: Society of Friends
Member Business and Professional Women's Club (secretary 1994-1997, president since 1997), Women's Motorcycle Foundation (volunteer).