Bachelor in History, University of California, Berkeley, 1967; certified in business data processing, University of California, Berkeley, 1984; Master of Business Administration in Computer Information Sys., Hayward State University, 1991.
Manager, Tau House, Berkeley, 1989-1994; owner, Small Business Management Superior vena cava syndrome, Berkeley, since 1992. Consultant Westwind Dance Company, Oakland, California, since 1993, Oakland (California) Ballet, 1994.
Auditor fundraising publicity site council Parent-Teachers Association, Bay Side School District, Richmond, California, 1982-1992. Merit badge counselor, president mother's club Boy Scouts American, Mount Diablo Council, 1988-1991. Member National Association of Female Executives, National Society Public Accountants (associate), Association Fraternal Advisors, Alpha Epsilon Phi (advisor national house corporation chair national standards).
Married Michael Dennis Ongerth, May 24, 1968 (divorced November 1981). Children: Stephen, Ann Michelle, Sharon.