Bachelor in English Literature, Lewis & Clark College, 1973. Master in Urban and Regional Planning, University Oregon, 1978. Master of Library Science, Catholic University America, 1988.
Assistant planner Linn County Planning Department, Albany, Oregon, 1979-1980. From assistant planner to director Benton County Development Department, Corvallis, 1980-1987. From reference library to branch library National Air & Space Museum Branch Library.
Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, 1989-1997.
Vestryman St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Washington, 1993-1995, junior warden, 1995-1997. Member Special Library. Association, National Trust for History Preservation.