Bachelor of Science, Kearney (Nebraska) State University, 1972.
Freelance writer, since 1964; editor women's page, Holdrege (Nebraska) Daily Citizen, 1974; teacher, Sidney (Nebraska) High School, 1972-1974; news editor, Sheridan (Wyoming) Press, 1976-1984; correspondent, Casper (Wyoming) Star-Tribune, 1984-1986; substitute teacher, Omaha Schools, 1986-1989; communications director Nebraska Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church American, Omaha, since 1989. Instructor Sheridan College, 1975-1986. Grant writer Wyoming Arts Alliance, Women's Center, Sheridan, 1983-1987.
Member, actress, director Civic Theatre Guild, Sheridan, 1977-1986. Board coordinator Women's Center. Member American Association of University Women (vice president Sheridan 1980, 3d vice president Omaha 1987), Sigma Delta Chi.
Married Robert Allen Gjere, August 18, 1974. Children: Arne, Thomas.