Party affiliation: Democrat
Social worker, chief therapist adolescent program Care Unit Hospital of Los Angeles, 1983-1984. Senior social worker Big Sisters of Los Angeles, 1984-1987, program manager, 1989-1990. Assistant program manager Somos Amigos, Santa Monica, California, 1987-1989.
Assistant department administrator chemical dependency recovery program Kaiser Permanent. Field instructor Master of Social Work program University Southern California, since 1988.