Bachelor in Communications & French Literature, Stanford University, California, 1977. Master of Arts in Communications, Stanford University, California, 1979. Student, Sorbonne, Paris.
Director United States Leasing, San Francisco. Founder, president eTinium, Inc., Tigard, Oregon, 1992. United States representative to 61st Session, General Assembly United Nations United States Department State, 2004, head United States delegate to United Nations General Assembly New York City, 2005, assistant secretary for educational & cultural affairs Washington, District of Columbia, 2008—2009.
Past trustee, vice-chair development Catlin Gabel School. Steering committee Master of Business Administration program Babson, Oregon. Oregon steering committee, Campaign Undergraduate Education Stanford University.
Speaker in field.
Married Jim Ameri; 2 children.