Party affiliation: Democrat
Diploma, Wichita-St. Joseph School Nursing, Wichita, Kansas, 1962, Bachelor of science in nursing U. Okla, 1988. Director nursing Elk Manor Nursing Home, Moline, Kansas, 1962-1965. Director nursing, co-administrator Retirement Manors American, Topeka, 1965-1968;director nursing John Lynn Town House, Kansas City, Missoury, 1968-1969.
Staff nurse Veterans Administration Hospital., Kansas City, 1969-1970. Staff nurse Veterans Administration Hospital., Oklahoma City, 1970-1972, head nurse, 1972-1981. Oncology nurse clinician VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, since 1981.
Director nursing Elk Manor Nursing Home, Moline, Kansas, 1962—1965, John Lynn Town House, Kansas City, Missouri, 1968—1969. Director nursing, co-administrator Retirement Manors America, Topeka, 1965—1968. Staff nurse Virginia Hospital, Kansas City, 1969—1970, Oklahoma City, 1970—1972, head nurse, 1972—1981.
Oncology nurse clinician Virginia Medical Center, since 1981.
Member nursing education committee American Cancer Society.Named Outstanding Young Women American, Moline Junior Chamber of Commerce (Kansas), 1965. Member American Nurses Association (certified medical-surgical 1983), Oklahoma Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society (certified oncology), Oklahoma Oncology Nursing Society (vice president 1983-1984, 89-92), Nurses Organisation VA, League of Women Voters, Sigma Theta Tau. Club: Westbury (Yukon, Oklahoma).