Party affiliation: Republican
Nurse Sarasota (Florida) Memorial Hospital, 1971-1972. Medical surgery nurse University Oregon Medical School, Portland, 1972-1976. Critical care nurse Patti Clay Hospital, Richmond, Kentucky, 1977-1978.
Commissioned Commander United States Public Health Service, 1978, advanced through grades to Commander. Nurse practitioner Salud de la Familia, Woodburn, Oregon, 1978-1985. Consultant region IV, United States Public Health Service Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, since 1987.