Bachelor in Psychology, California State University-Sacramento, 1972. Master of Arts in Psychology, California State University-Sacramento, 1976.
Research assistant California State Scholarship and Loan Commission, Sacramento, 1971—1973. Research analyst Social Systems Corporation, 1974—1978. Research intern Assemblywoman Leona H. Egeland, State Capitol, 1976, Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Peg McCormick, Administrative Assistant, State Capitol, 1976.
Legislation aide Doctor Patricia Hewitt, Lobbyist, Attorney, 1976—1980. Freelance graphic designer for letterhead, business cards, flow charts, chart making, newsletters, posters, newspapers for private business, governmental and legislation agencies, political campaigns, since 1970. Public, founder Mom...Guess What! Newspaper, since 1978.
Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Member Gay Press Association (founding member since 1981), River City Business Association (founder, president), Sacramento Women's Network, Sacramento Advertising Club, Sacramento Press Club, Sacramento City-County Human Rights Commission (commissioner 1978-1981), Sacramento Roundtable, Sacramento Women in Advertising, Women in Politics, National Women's Political Caucus, Association Women in Psychology, Sacramento Valley Psychological Association.