Bachelor in Latin american studies, University Colorado, 1971. Master of Arts in Spanish, University North Colorado, 1986.
Spanish instructor Cherry Creek High School, Denver, 1971—1973. Spanish professor Casper College, Casper, Wyoming, since 1984.
Chair Wyoming Chapter American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Casper, Wyoming, 1995, Fulbright Teacher Exchange, Casper, 1986—2001, Casper College Humanities Festival, 1992. President Chapter Air Corps Philanthropic and Educational Organization, 1983—1984. Director Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, 1998—2001.
Republican precinct committee woman, 2000—2002. Central committee Natrona County Republican Party, 1997—2001. Member of First United Methodist Church, Casper College Theater, Alpha Mu Gamma (national vice president since 2005), Alpha Chi Omega (province alumni chair 1989-1992).
Married Harry B. Durham III, August 4, 1973. Children: Christopher B., Laurel A.