Bachelor, College Wooster, 1971. Master in Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1989.
Social worker Epilepsy Foundation, Cleveland, 1971-1972. Community organizer Cleveland Legal Aid Society, 1972-1979. Student services director Davison School, Atlanta, 1979-1984.
Lecturer in sociology Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, 1979-1988. Family therapist N. Fulton Child Development Center, Roswell, 1984-1986. Community services director Atlanta Community Food Bank, since 1986.
Member Georgia Nutrition Advisory Council, Department Human Resources, 1996-1999.
Board directors Southeast region National Conference on Community and Justice, Atlanta, since 1996. Board energy assistant fund Metropolitan Foundation, Atlanta, since 1997. Board directors Atlanta area Federal Emergency Management Agency, since 1990, Ba.
Children's Agenda, Atlanta, since 1993. Member public action committee Second Harvest, since 1996. Convener Georgia Safety Network, since 1997, Georgia Foundation Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign, since 1990.
Member National Association of Social Workers.
Daughter of Anthony James and Dona Thoms. Partner Karen Boyles, February 17, 1976.