Associate of Arts, Allan Hancock College, 1971. Bachelor, University of California, Riverside, 1973. Master of Library Science, San Jose State University, 1976.
Children"s librarian Ottumwa (Iowa) Public Library, 1977.
Reference librarian Lake County Library, Lakeport, California, 1977-1979, county librarian, 1979. Deacon Clear Lake Presbyterian Church, Kelseyville, California, 1984-1987.
Children's library Ottumwa Public Library., Iowa, 1977. Reference library Lake County Library., Lakeport, California, 1977—1979, county library, 1979—2009, retired, 2009.
Deacon Kelseyville Presbyterian Church, California, 1984—1987, since 2001. Member of California County Library. Association.
Married Robert Lawrence Jansen, October 8, 1978. Children: Heather Margaret, Sarah Elizabeth.