Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1966.
Director, Sleepy Hollow Senior Center, 1979-1983; administrative assistant, Fairfax County Board Suprs., 1984-1990; Mason district member, Fairfax County Board Suprs., since 1992.
President Lake Barcroft Civic Association, Falls Church, Virginia, 1984-1986, Mason District Council, Annandale, Virginia, 1988-1990. Commissioner Northern Virginia Planning District Commission, since 1993. Member board advisors United States of America-Asian Business Council, 1994.
Board directors Savation Army Alcoholic Rehabilitation Center Advisory Council, Annandale, since 1992, Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, Bailey's Crossroads, 1994. Member Rotary International (board directors 1991), Lake Barcroft Womens Club (president 1988), Greater Falls Church Republican Womens Club.
Married Gordon Robins Trapnell, October 8, 1966. Children: Andrea Renée, William Todd.