Party affiliation: Republican
Manager business and circulation Football News/Basketball Weekly, Grosse Pointe, 1975-1977. Legislation assistant Michigan House of Representatives, Lansing, 1977-1980, legal specialist, 1980-1981. Staff director Michigan State Senate, 1981-1983.
Private practice, 1983-1993. Majority general council Michigan House of Representatives, since 1993, chief policy and legal counsel, since 1994. Lobbyist Michigan Rental Housing Association, 1989-1993.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Board directors Common Cause, Lansing, 1983-1989, state chairperson, Michigan, 1987-1989. Board directors Landlords of Mid-Michigan, Lansing, 1985-1989. Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Ingham County Bar Association, Women's Law Association, Public Action Committee, Capitol Area Women's Network (board directors 1983-1984), Civitan International, Pi Beta Phi.