Bachelor in English Literature, Centenary College, 1967.
Director information office National Center Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, 1969-1981. Manager information services RDD Consultant, 1981-1982. Science writer University Colorado, 1983-1987.
Manager communications Optoelectronic Computing Systems Center, 1987-1988. Columnist Daily Camera, 1992—1999. Lecturer Peninsula College, since 2001.
Lecturer University Colorado, 1996-1999. Founder Colorado Magazine Writers Institute, adjunct faculty Peninsula College.
Member women's caucus American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1969-1975. Member committee on public information American Geophysical Union, 1977-1978. Member educational programs committee American Meteorological Society, 1978-1980.
Member Turning the Wheel Dance/Theatre Company. Board directors Womanfest, coordinator Community Drum Circuit. Member National Association Science Writers, American Society Journalists and Authors, Society Environmental Journalists, Boulder Media Women.
Married Dale Springer Johnson, August 7, 1961 (div. 1971); children: Carlyle Chodkeiwicz, Kelmie Blake Spires.