Bachelor in Music Education, Willamette University, 1953. Master of Arts in Music Education, Willamette University, 1966.
Teacher vocal, band Iolani Episcopalian School Boys, Honolulu, 1954—1955. Teacher vocal music Beaverton Schools, Oregon, 1962—1964. Teacher elementary-junior high band district music coordinator Tigard Schools, 1976—1988, district director fine arts, since 1989.
Member Honolulu Symphony, 1954—1955. Member talented and gifted committee, since 1977. Member music textbook committee State Oregon Department Education, since 1980.
Trustee Sunriver Music Festival, since 1989. Committee member National Invention Convention Conference, 1989.
Member troop committee Century Club, Boy Scouts America. Member educational committee Oregon Symphony Orchestra. Active, alumni board member Oregon Episcopalian Schools Rodney Society.
Active Interlochen National Music Camp. Member alumni board Willamette University. Active Portland Rose Festival.
Member of National Education Association, 13th Coast Guard District Retiree Council, Mid-Willamette Valley Music Supervisors (chairman), Oregon Alliance Arts (education board member), Conference Oregon School Administrators, Oregon Education Association (president 1989), Metro Area Music Educators (co-founder 1986), Oregon Association School Supervisors (chairman art and music 1986-1989, president since 1989), Oregon Advisers Arts, Northwest Women Educational Administration, Association School Supervisors, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Oregon Music Educators Association (board directors), Music Educator's National Conference, West HIlls Raquet Club, Mu Phi Epsilon, Pi Beta Phi.
Married George Chris Drougas, January 1, 1956. Married Richard Lee Powell, June 7, 1962. Children: Leslie, Christian, Donald, David, Mary.