Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons School Design, 1988. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1991.
Textile designer The Echo Design Group, New York City, 1988. Teacher art, title IX coordinator New Milford (Connecticut) Public Schools, since 1997. Director summer camp Washington Parks and Recreation, 2000—2007.
Volunteer Visiting Nurse Association, Washington, Connecticut, 1992-1997. Chairman Inland Wetlands and Conservation Commission, Washington, 1993-1999. Member professional advisory committee Visiting Nurse and Homecare Northwest, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1995-1997.
Member conservation plan committee Town of Washington, 1996-1997. Secretary and elected member Zoning Commission, Washington, Connecticut, 1999-2005. Member Head Start Policy Council of Northwest Connecticut, 2000-2001.
Member National Education Association, Connecticut Education Association, National Art Education Association, Brookfield Craft Center, Washington Art Association, Phi Delta Kappa.
Children: John Gregory, Kathleen Alice.