Bachelor, Whittier College, 1970. Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1987.
Staff assistant to Congresswoman Patsy Mink United States House Representatives, Washington, 1974, staff assistant subcommittee mines and mining, 1975-1977, legislation assistant to Congressman Cec. Heftel, 1977-1979; special assistant to assistant to President for policy and women's affairs The White House, 1979. Special assistant office of secretary of transportation United States Department Transportation, 1979-1981.
Regional director mid-Atlantic states Mondale-Ferraro Presidential Campaign, 1984. Deputy national field director Paul Simon Presidential Campaign, 1987-1988. Illinois director forum institute Martin & Glantz Political Consultant, San Francisco, 1988.
Regional director western states Clinton-Gore Presidential Campaign, Little Rock, 1992. Deputy director for public outreach Office of President-Elect Bill Clinton, Little Rock/Washington, 1992-1993. Vice president Hoaloha Ventures, Inc., Honolulu, since 1981.
United States alternate representative South Pacific Commission, 1995-1999, United States representative Pacific Community, 1999-2001. Member Carter/Mondale Alumni Fund, The Carter Center.
Married Paul Dennis Sullivan, April 24, 1976.