AB, West Virginia University, 1963. Master of Arts, The Ohio State University, 1964.
Executive B.B.D.O. Advertising, New York City, 1964-1968. Executive vice president, designer planner Development Diminsions International, Pittsburgh, since 1971. Commissioner City of Mount Lebanon, since 1983.
Board directors Local Government Academy, Pittsburgh, since 1988, Uptown Mount Lebanon, Pittsburgh, since 1984, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, since 1989, Performing Arts for Children, Pittsburgh since 1975. Co-founder Pittsburgh Children's Festival, since 1985. Candidate Pennsylvania Legislation, 1990.
Member Pennsylvania Elected Women's Association, American Association of University Women (president l973-75, Outstanding Woman award l980).
Married William C. Byham, Feb, 11, 1967. Children; Tacy M., Carter W.