Bachelor, Western Illinois University, 1987. Master of Fine Arts, University Mississippi, 1993.
Assistant costumer Summer Music Theatre, Macomb, 1988. Managing artistic director Prairie Players Civic Theatre, Galesburg, Illinois, 1988-1990. Graduate teaching assistant University Mississippi, Oxford, 1990-1993.
Drama program director Buchanan Center for Arts, Monmouth, Illinois, 1994-1995. Executive director Assembly of Illinois Community Arts Organizations, Macomb, 1996-1997, Two Rivers Arts Council, Macomb, 1995-1998. Project hoop site coordinator, instructor theatre Sinte Gleska University, Rosebud, South Dakota, since 1998.
Consultant Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, 1997-1998, grant award panelist, 1998.
Community promotions chair Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce, 1998. Chair entertainment Festival of Trees, McDonough District Hospital Auxiliary, Macomb, 1997-1998. Member Southwest Theatre Association (Native American theatre chair since 1998), Association Theatre in Higher Education, Theatre Communications Group, Phi Kappa Phi.