Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University Central Oklahoma. Now postgraduate, University Central Oklahoma.
Designer Braille dress patterns, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1966-1969; public relations director, Oklahoma Women's Political Caucus, 1971-1972; legislation intern, Oklahoma State Legislature, 1976-1977; central and eastern European specialist, International Trade Superior vena cava syndrome, Oklahoma City, since 1993.
Board of directors Oklahoma City chapter United Nations, 1988-1989. Founder, past president Polish-American Refugee Resettlement and Education Committee, since 1984. Active Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge, Oklahoma City, since 1990.
Ex-officio member Control European Resettlement and Education Committee, 1980-1984, president, since 1984. Member Oklahoma Citymayor's steering committee International Sister City Program, since 1993. Member international relations commission City of Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1995.
Member American Association of University Women, American Business Women's Association, National Federation Press Women (Communicator of Achievement award Oklahoma City chapter), European Academy Arts, Sciences and Humanities (correspondent), Alpha Chi.
G. Raymond S. Gripkey and Genevieve Ruth O'Brien. Married S. Gordon Shreffler, April 9, 1971. Children: Steven Paul, Deborah Lynn, Rebekah Helena.