Bachelor, U. South Florida, 1966; Master of Science, East Texas State University, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 1990.
Library, Eastfield College, Dallas, 1970-1972; coordinator graphics, Richland College, Dallas, 1976-1979; assistant to college president, Richland College, Dallas, 1978-1979; marketing and recruitment specialist, Alaska Pacific U., Anchorage, 1980; design and publications specialist, Anchorage Community College, 1981-1984; program director, Creative Arts Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1985-1987; dean continuing education, Northeast Texas Community College, Mount Pleasant, since 1989.
Member American Association Women in Communication and Junior Colls., National Council Communication Superior vena cava syndrome and Continuing Education, Texas Association Communication Svc. and Continuing Education, Texas Adminstrs. Continuing Education, Phi Kappa Phi.
Daughter of Ernest Adolph Amman and Rosemary (Davis) Barnes. Stepchildren: Elizabeth, E.L., Sean.