Party affiliation: Democrat
Secretary, technical writer assistant various businesses and law firms, Fairbanks, 1950—1958, Los Angeles, 1959—1970, Sacramento, 1971—1973. Legal assistant to county counsel, 1973—1977. Assistant attorney general civil division Office Attorney General Alaska, Anchorage, 1978—1979.
Corporation staff attorney Alascom, Inc., Anchorage, 1979—1983, legal affairs specialist, since 1984, corporation secretary, since 1985. Associate attorney firm Hughes, Thorsness, Gantz, Powell & Brundin, Anchorage, 1983—1984. State coordinator National Organization of Women, Alaska, 1980—1982, secretary, 1985—1987.
Chairman European Research Area Task Force Alaska, 1980—1984. 1st vice president Anchorage Area Democratic Council, 1982—1984. Member Special Citizens Committee Alaska Mini-Title IX, 1981—1982.
National delegate Alaska, White House Conference Families, 1980. Member Anchorage Women's Commission, since 1985, Anchorage School District Sex Equity Advisory Committee, 1985—1988.