Party affiliation: Republican
- Registered Nurse Ventura (California) County Medical Center, 1981-1983. Registered Nurse I Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Whittier, California, 1983-1985, Registered Nurse II, 1985-1987, Registered Nurse III clinical specialist, 1988-1989, nursing supervisor, since 1989. Chemical dependency perinatal expert Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Substance Abuse Narcotic Education Division, Los Angeles, since 1990.
Teacher Grace Lutheran Church, Ventura, 1979-1981. Member American Red Cross, National Association Perinatal Addiction and Research Education, California Association Nurses in Substance Abuse (Los Angeles chapter president 1988-1989), National Association Chemical Dependency Nurses, American College Legal Medicine, American Society Law and Medicine.