Associate of Arts, Wayne County Community College, Detroit, 1976; Bachelor in Music and Dance Therapy, University of Michigan, 1979; Master of Arts, Master of Education, University of Michigan, 1980.
Lyric soprano, Edward M. Boatner School Music, New York City, 1954-1967;
dance instructor, Detroit Department Parks and Recreation, 1957-1959;
instructor recreation and fitness, Detroit Department Parks and Recreation, 1987;
play leader, Detroit Department Parks and Recreation, since 1989;
group leader, Detroit Department Parks and Recreation, since 1991;
recreation specialist, treatment counselor, Summit Place Adult Foster Care, 1982;
recreation specialist, children's treatment counselor, County of Los Angeles, 1984-1985;
fitness instructor, Wayne County Community College, Detroit, 1986;
special education teacher, Detroit Board Education, 1986-1989;
professional chauffeur, Chauffeur Training School, Inc., Detroit, since 1988. Dancer, comedian Bryan & Baker Theatre Circuit, New York City, since 1979. Artistic director Detroit Council for Arts, since 1980.
Home health technician Kelly Healthcare, Inc., since 1983.
Youth counselor County of Washtenaw, Ypsilanti, Michigan, since 1981. Board directors Larocque-Bey School Dance and Theater, New York City, 1961-1989. President Wayne County Community College Society for the Preservation of Jazz, 1975-1976.
Founder, director United Mothers Civic League, Detroit, 1957-1959. Member American Guild Variety Artists, National Conference Artists, Womens' Conference of Concerns, Los Angeles Area Dance Alliance, National Association Female Executives, University of Michigan Alumni Association.
Married Edward Holsey, July 12, 1948 (divorced February 1958). Children: Edward, Elaine, William, Robert, Erma Gina.