Bachelor of science in nursing, Loma Linda University, 1965. MNursing in Psychiatry, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975.
Clinical instructor pediatrics Pacific Union College, Glendale, California, 1970—1972. Clinical instructor psychiatric nursing Los Angeles County School Nursing, 1972—1973. Crisis unit director, mental health counselor Los Angeles County Mental Health, Arcadia, 1976—1979.
Administrative director psychiatry Florida Hospital, Orlando, 1979—1984. Director inpatient services Battle Creek (Michigan) Adventist Hospital, 1984—1986. Assistant professor Walla Walla College, Portland, Oregon, 1988—1991, 1999—2006.
Case manager Pacificare Behavioral Health, 1996—1998. County designated mental health professional Columbia River Mental Health, Vancouver, Washington, 1991—1996, nurse care coordinator, 2006—2007. Director nursing education Concorde Career College, Portland, Oregon, since 2008.
Married Larry Keith Wrightman, March 24, 1974.