Party affiliation: Democrat
Staff nurse St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977, University Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, 1979-1980, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, 1977-1979, 80-81. Operating staff nurse University Kansas Medical Center, 1981-1984, ob/gynecology nurse clinician, 1984-1987. Perinatal nurse Healthdyne Perinatal, Missouri, 1987-1988.
Staff nurse Menorah Medical Center, 1988-1989. Clinical manager Independence (Missouri) Regional Health Center, 1989-1993. Staff nurse Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, 1993-1994.
Nurse practitioner Samuel University Rogers Community Health Center, Missouri, 1994-1995. Clinical coordinator, nurse practitioner Drs. Thompson, Quinn and Alexander, Kansas, since 1995.
Member advisory committee Surgical Technology Program of Adult Occupations, Kansas City, Missouri, since 1991.
Nurse practitioner volunteer Planned Parenthood, Kansas City, Missouri, 1992. Member Association Women's Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses, Association Obstetrical Gynecological and Neonatal Nurses (program chair 1991, co-chapter coordinator since 1992, Missouri, Kansas Joint Conference co-chair 1995), Missouri Perinatal Association, Kansas City Maternal and Child Health Coalition, Mensa, Sigma Theta Tau.