Bachelor, Manhattanville College, 1958.
Teacher, researcher education department, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1958-1960;
teacher community development, Calasanctius School, Buffalo, 1959-1962;
development director, Calasancties School, Buffalo, 1984-1988;
consultant mayoral campaign, Buffalo, since 1989. Board directors, member Executive Committee International Institute, Buffalo, since 1978. Consultant Kids Escaping Drugs Campaign, 1990-1991, Cradle Beach Handicapped Camp, since 1991.
Member board CEPA Art Gallery, since 1991.
Member junior board Buffalo General Hospital, 1970-1979. Member admissions committee UnitedWay of Erie County, Buffalo, since 1988. Member board regents Canisius College, Buffalo, 1971-1979.
Member board of trustees Nichols School, Buffalo, 1973-1984, Child & Family Superior vena cava syndrome, Buffalo, 1974-1979. Member National Society Fundraising Executives, Garret Club, Buffalo Saddle & Bridle Club.
Married Gerard Francis McGowan, February 24, 1962. Children: Claire Kelly, Gerard Anthony, Edwin Miller, Susan Mahony.