Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1961. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1972.
News editor, editorial writer Station KCBS, San Francisco, 1972—1977. Anchor reporter, director operations International Medical Association Radio News Bureau, 1977—1980. Contributing editor National Opinion Magazine, San Rafael, 1978.
Commissioner, founder, director San Anslemo Youth Soccer Association, 1973. Member Tiburon Parks Commission, California, 1977—1982, chairman, 1978. Member Joint Belvedere Tiburon Commission, 1978—1979, Tiburon Downtown Committee, 1981.
Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Marin Arts Council, World Affairs Council, California Press Women, National Association Press Women, Mount Tam Racquet Club, Sierra Club, Marin Cyclists Club, Gamma Alpha Chi, Alpha Epsilon Rho.
Children: John Lakin, David Brandon.