Party affiliation: Republican
Emergency Medical Technician Jackson County-Brown's Ambulance Service, Altus, 1983-1986. Cardiopulmonary technician Jackson County Memorial Hospital, 1987-1991, emergency room nurse, 1991-1992. Operating room circulating nurse Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1991-1992.
Open heart team-Registered Nurse Wake Medical Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1992-1995. Retired, 1995.
Assistant in fundraising Eastern Carolina and National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Volunteer March of Dimes, Southwest Oklahoma, 1990-1992. Member American Nurses Association, Association Operating Room Nurses, Oklahoma Nurses Association, National Student Nurses Association, Western Oklahoma State College Student Nurses Association (president 1989-1990), Oklahoma EMTs Association (president Great Plains chapter 1984).