Student in Drama, St. Louis University, 1964—1966. Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Sciences, Ohio State University, 1975. Master of Arts in Journalism, Ohio State University, 1985.
Master of Science in Corrections, Xavier University, 1977.
Acting arts and crafts director Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, 1967—1968. Choreographer South Dakota School Mines, Rapid City, 1971. Assistant costumer, actress Nauman Films, Custer, South Dakota, 1971.
Copywriter Cable television, Rapid City, 1971. Cottage director Rosemont School, Columbus, 1975—1976. Legislation aide Ohio House of Representatives, 1977—1978.
Work adjustment counselor Vision Center, 1977—1979. Member adjunct faculty social work Ohio State University, 1978—1985, member university press board, 1981—1985. Coordinator information Action for Children, 1979—1984.
Owner, children's parties and photography Fairy Godmother Ltd., 1982—1984. Promotion director Kelton House Museum, 1983—1984. Contributor, producer Station WOSU Morning Edition, 1981—1985, media consultant, since 1985.
Member emergency assistance task force Columbus City Council, 1982—1985. Negotiator United Way, Columbus, 1977—1985. Board directors, secretary Rosemont School, 1979—1985.
Board directors Downtown Playsch., 1982—1985. Member of Prescott Symphony Association, Prescott Art Docents, American Society for Training and Development Prescott Women's Network (vice president 1985-1986), Women in Communications, Junior League Club Columbus (assistant editor news magazine since 1982), Alpha Phi.
Married Robert L. Dames, May 28, 1966 (divorced June 1971). 1 child Damien; Married Earl Kenneth Carr, May 18, 1978 (deceased June 1983). 1 stepchild Jac; Married Karl Alexander Alexander, March 29, 1987.