Student, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1949-1950; Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1953.
Vice president, Teegen & Associations, Minneapolis, 1986-1989; United States ambassador to Fiji, Tuvalu, Tonga, Republic of Kiribati, since 1989.
State vice chair Minnesota Indiana Representatives, 1975-1980. Member Republican National Committee, Minnesota, 1980-1989. Board directors Minnesota Citizens Council on Crime and Justice, Minneapolis, 1982-1989.
Member National Highway Safety Committee, 1982-1985. Member 55 mile per hour study National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1984-1985. Executive director Minnesota Seat Belt Coalition, Minneapolis, 1985-1989, Fiji Association of Women Graduates, 1990, American Women's Association, 1989.
Member Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Woman's Club (Minneapolis), Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club (president Minneapolis chapter 1971-1973), Rotary Club of Suva (1st woman to be inducted 1991).
Married Richard Frank Teegen, August 9, 1952. Children: Susan Elaine, Martha Ellen Teegen Adolph.