Bachelor with honors, University of Wisconsin, 1975; Master of Library Science, University of Wisconsin, 1984.
Music cataloger, Chicago Public Library., 1985-1987; adult reformed library Edgewater branch, Chicago Public Library., 1987-1988; head reformed department, Port Arthur (Texas) Public Library., 1988-1991; chief library, Port Arthur (Texas) Public Library., 1991-1997; branch manager Perris (California) branch, Riverside County Library.
Board directors Children's Trust Fund Family Pride Council, Port Arthur, 1996-1997, Institute for the Healing of Racism, Port Arthur, 1994-1997. President Golden Triangle chapter National Organization of Women, Jefferson County, Texas, 1994. Member Martin Luther King Junior Support Group of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur, 1996-1997.
Member American Library Association, California Library. Association, Phi Beta Museum.
Married Max Stockinger, September 6, 1984. 1 child, Kaolin Fire.