Bachelor, The Evergreen State College, 1986.
Fund raiser, administrative assistant United Way of Lewis County, Chehalis, Washington, 1983. Partner Pioneer Sourdough Baking Company, Olympia, 1983-1988. Clerk-typist II, receptionist Washington State Department Social and Health Services, 1991-1993.
Clerk-typist III Washington State Department Crime Victims Compensation, 1993-1997. Workers Compensation adjudicator III, State Department Labor and Industries, since 1998.
Educational vice president Toastmasters International, Centralia, Washington, 1984. Member Mensa.