Bachelor in Psychological, University of California at Los Angeles, 1987; Master of Public Administration, University of Southern California, 1993.
Referral specialist California Self-Help Center, Los Angeles, 1984-1986. Associate The Wessell Company, Burbank, California, 1987-1990. Manager industry practice communications Heidrick & Struggles, Los Angeles, 1991-1994.
Special assistant Public Affairs, Health and Welfare Agency, California, since 1994.
President Friends of Coro, Los Angeles, 1990-1991. Member Women in Public Affairs, Town Hall California, Coro National Alumni Association (chairman membership affiliations 1990-1992), Phi Beta Kappa.