Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Austin Peay State University, 1971. Master of Social Work, University Texas, Arlington, 1973. Postgraduate, George Washington University, 1975.
Postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1977.
Director recreation department Downtown Branch Young Women’s Christian Association, Dallas, 1971. Field placement counselor Arlington Public School, 1971—1972, District VI, Mental Health, Mental Retardation Center, Dallas, 1972—1973. Social worker John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, 1973, Fairfax County Department Social Service, Fairfax, Virginia, 1973—1975, social work supervisor, 1976—1982.
Director Fairfax County Area Agency Aging, since 1982. Instructor social casework Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, since 1980.
Active member Mount Vernon Alliance Housing, Mount Vernon Center Community Mental Health, Route 1 Coalition, Fairfax County Commission Women Task Force Battered Women, Crossroads Advisory Board. Member of Virginia Council Social Welfare (director), American Public Welfare Association, National Association Social Workers.