Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1969.
Reference library, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1969-1975; resource and development specialist, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1975-1978; team leader, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1978-1979; coordinator congressional reference services, Library. of Congress, Washington, since 1980.
Member Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Washington, 1991-1993, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Washington, since 1992, vice chairman, since 1994. Member District of Columbia Democratic State Committee, since 1985, secretary, 1988-1992, vice chairman, since 1992. Member steering committee Mayor's Pre-White House Conference on Libraries and Information Superior vena cava syndrome.
Member Democratic National Committee, since 1992. Chairman District of Columbia Women for Clinton/Gore , 1992. Member Special Libraries Association (member, chairman government relations committee 1985-1991, international relations committee 1991-1994, Chairman-elect, chairman news division since 1991, president-elect, president Washington chapter 1987-1990, treasurer since 1994), Association State Democratic Chairs (Executive Board since 1992, vice president since 1994).