Student Radcliffe College, 1954-1955.
Assistant to mayor City of Boston, 1968-1975. Deputy campaign manager Bayh for President, 1975-1976. Administrative assistant to Congressman Stan Lundine, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1976-1981, administrative assistant to Congresswoman Barbara Mikulski, 1978-1981.
Political director Democratic National Committee, 1981-1985. National director Americans for Democratic Action, 1985-1987. National affairs columnist Master of Science magazine, 1988-1992.
Analyst Monitor Radio and Station WHDH-television, 1992. Vice president for public policy Planned Parenthood Federation American. President Politics, Inc.
Co-chairman Back to Business Committee, 1994. Deputy campaign manager Clinton-Gore, 1996. Deputy director communications and strategic planning The White House, Washington, 1997, counselor to President, director communications and strategic planning, 1997-2000.
Married Myron Sponder, 1989. Children from previous marriage: Patricia Fay, Beth Ellen, Susan Jane.