Bachelor in English Literature, cum laude, University Washington, 1972. Master in Librarianship, with distinction, University Washington, 1974.
Reference library Montana State Library., Helena, 1974-1975. Library manager Wyoming Department Economic Planning, Cheyenne, 1975-1977. Senior geology/earth library Washington Division Natural Resources, Olympia, 1978—2004.
Now special projects library GeoRef American Geological Institute.
Member of Western Association Map Libraries, Association Engineering Geologists, Geosci. Information Society (newsletter co-editor 1986—2007, vice president, president 1997-1999, Meritorious Service award 1993, Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service award 2008).