Party affiliation: Democrat
Salesman Les and Bob's Sporting Goods, Corvallis, Oregon, 1976-1978. Assistant safety and personnel manager Morse Brothers Inc., Tangent, 1979-1982, human resources manager, 1982-1984. Safety, security director Bear Creek Corporation, Medford, 1984-1988.
Director occupational health department Josephine Memorial Hospital, Grants Pass, since 1988.
Volunteer firefighter, emergency medical technician Jackson County (Oregon) Fire District #5, since 1986. Board directors Oregon Business Health Care Coalition, Salem, 1983-1985. Member American Society Safety Engrs, Whipski Investments Club (president 1985), Greater Medford Chamber of Commerce (chairperson worker's compensation committee 1988).