Bachelor, Sterling (Kansas) College, 1971; Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1974.
Research fellow department biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971-1974; Research associate department pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1974-1975; research associate department chemistry and biochemistry, U. Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1975-1976; instructor, lecturer chemistry, U. Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1977-1984, 85-; lecturer mathematics, U. Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1985, 87, 89; lecturer chemistry, department continuing education, U. Arkansas, Fayetteville, since 1990; instructor chemistry, Thomas Nelson College, Hampton, Virginia, 1984. Tutor Woodland Junior H.S., Fayetteville, 1990-1993. Tutor volunteer in science and mathematics Root Elementary School, Fayetteville, 1982-1993.
Elder 1st United Presbyterian Church, 1979-1983. Secretary advisory board Youth Symphony, 1989-1992. President Root Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, 1991-1992, secretary, 1992-1994.
Secretary Woodland Junior High School Parent Teacher Organization, 1993-1994. Co-president Fayetteville High School Parent Teacher Organization, since 1994. Board directors Fayetteville Public Education Foundation, Inc.
Member American Association of University Women, Arkansas for Gifted and Talented Education (president 1990-1991, vice president 1991-1992, treasurer since 1992, secretary 1992-1993), Foster Parent Association (vice president 1991-1992).
Married Dennis William Brewer, August 21, 1970. Children: Marissa, Amanda, Jamison.