Associate of Arts in Secretarial Science, Colby Junior College, 1955. Bachelor, Lyndon State College, 1974. Master of Arts in Education, Lyndon State College, 1985.
Director guidance Concord School District, Vermont, 1979—1982, St. Johnsbury Public Schools, 1982—1989, Concord School District, 1991—1992. School psychologist St. Johnsbury Academy, 1992—1999. Psychotherapist private practice, 1989—2003.
Board member Vermont Children's Aid Society, Winoosk, 1972—2004, board president, 1972—2004. Board member Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, since 2001, chair, since 2001. Board member Lyndon State College, since 2001, board visitors, since 2001.
Charter member Northeastern Vermont Special Olympics. Foundation member Youth Services St. Johnsbury. Mediator St. Johnsbury Community Justice Center.
Select board St. Johnsbury, 1979—1983, 1979—1983, chairman, 1994, 1997, since 2003. Member WM Glasser Institute, California, since 1985. Member of American Counciling Association, St. Johnsbury Academy Alumni Association (honorary).
Married Kenneth Frederick Hammer, July 12, 1958. Children: Karin Hammer-Williamson, Laurence, Karol, Peter, Richard.