Bachelor in Social Welfare, California State University, Fresno, 1974. Master of Arts in Social Work, California State University, Fresno, 1975. Master of Arts in English, California State University, Fresno, 1998.
Assistant director Centro La Familia, Fresno, California, 1975—1980. Social work instructor California State University Fresno, 1980—1985, counselor, 1985—1999. Instructor Fresno City College, since 1999.
Past president and current member Chicano Latino Association, Federal Communications Commission, Fresno, 1999. Leader Golden Valley Girl Scouts, 1980—1983.