Bachelor in English magna cum laude, Long Island University, 1973. Certified Horticulture Technology summa cum laude, Haywood Community College, 1993.
Social worker, Butler County, Hamilton, Ohio., 1973-1976; director, Hamilton (Ohio) Appalachian People's Svc. Organisation, 1977-1982; director, Murphy-Oakley Community Center, Asheville, North Carolina, 1982-1987; congressional district assistant, Congressman Clarke, Asheville, North Carolina, 1987-1991; vice president, treasurer, Evergreen Landscaping, Inc., Weaverville, North Carolina, since 1994.
Board of directors League of Women Voters, Asheville, 1985-1987, Quality Forward, Asheville, 1987-1991. Vice president, 1988-1990, chair recycling committee, 1988-1991. Organizer Save the Mountains, Asheville, since 1985, treasurer, since 1988.
Organizer Citizens for Clean Air, Asheville, since 1988. Member Natural Resources Defense Council, Humane Society United States, Nuclear Information Resource Svc., Taxpayers Accountable Government, Western North Carolina Alliance.
Married Paul Kevin Cremer, January 5, 1985.