Bachelor, Western Michigan University, 1967. Master of Arts, Western Michigan University, 1970. Diploma family therapy, Northwestern University.
Director counseling Portage (Indiana) Schools, 1974-1977, counselor, director testing, 1979-1981. Family therapist Counseling Associates, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1981-1983. Account executive The Consortium Incorporated, New York York City, 1983-1984.
Registered broker representative First of Michigan Corporation, Valparaiso, 1985-1987, Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc., Valparaiso, 1987-1989. Consultant, since 1989.
Board member, president American Cancer Society, Valparaiso, 1985-1989, district representative area 1, since 1985. Active Trinity Lutheran Church, Valparaiso, since 1975, board directors, since 1990. Member Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.
Married Arvid Frederic Sponberg, August 5, 1971. Children: John Harold, Erica Ruth Marilyn Grace.