Party affiliation: Republican
Staff nurse in psychiatry Medical College Virginia, 1974, Cardiac Care Unit, 1975—1976. Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit Washington Hospital Center, 1976, assistant head nurse, 1976—1977, cardiovascular instructor, 1977—1981. Consultant General Accounting Office, Washingto, 1983.
Research assistant George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1983. Consultant clinical nurse C & P Telephone Сompany, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1984. Instructor Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1984—1985.
Instructor professional development & research Washington Hospital Center, 1985—1987. Director educational services, consultant Health M Connection, Falls Church, Virginia, 1987—1989. Senior consultant Stream & Associates, Woodbridge, 1989—1990.
Review mgr National Committee Quality Assurance, Washington, 1990—1993. Quality improvement manager HealthPlus, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1993—1995. Quality assurance manager Kaiser Permanente, Rockville, since 1995.
Choir member St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Arlington, Virginia, 1977—1984, member altar guild, 1980—1984. Fellow: The Nightengale Society (board of regents 1988-1990). Member: American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Nurses Association, American Society Health, Education & Training (president 1988, program planning Virginia chapter 1984-1987, publicity chairperson 1988-1989, chairperson elections committee 1989, chairperson council past president 1989, chairperson bylaws committee 1991-1992, Distinguished Member award 1987, 1989-1990, Outstanding Member award 1988, 1990, 1992), American Biographical Institute Research Association (life), Ohio State University Alumni Association (life), American Heart Association (trainer Basic Cardiac Life Support Institute since 1977, affiliate faculty member since 1979, Appreciation award 1981), American Nurses Foundation Century Club (charter member), Sigma Theta Tau.