Party affiliation: Democrat
Law clerk Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Baltimore, 1986-1989, special education advocate, 1987. Family, child therapist Kennedy-Krieger Institute for Handicapped Children, 1987-1988. Resident manager Family & Children's Services of Central Maryland, 1989.
Program manager Women's Housing Coalition, 1989-1990. Coordinator transitional housing, clinical social worker Family & Children's Services Central Maryland, 1990-1994. Legal researcher Maryland Governor's Advisory Board on Shelter, Nutrition & Services for Homeless, Baltimore, 1986-1987.
Survey consultant American Bar Association, Washington, 1988. Pro bono attorney House of Ruth, Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, Baltimore, 1992-1993.
Denomination: Society of Friends