Bachelor of Arts, University Northern Iowa, 1962; Master of Arts, University Northern Iowa, 1967.
Teacher public schools, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1962-1965. Graduate assistant University Northern Iowa, 1965-1967. Administrator Head Start, 1967-1971.
Director Volunteer Bureau, Black Hawk County, Iowa, 1971-1975. Supervisor Black Hawk County, since 1975. Now vice chairman Democratic National Committee, 1980-1992.
Vice chairman Democratic National Committee. Member Advisory Commission on Intergovtl. Relations, Washington, 1977-1982, vice chairman, since 1978.
Active Iowa Commission Children and Youth, 1963-1969. Chairman Iowa State Manpower Council, since 1977. Democratic candidate for Congress, 1980, 82.
Advising committee National Women's Education Fund. Board directors National Jewish Council, 1990-1992, American Jewish Committee, since 1988. Political consultant, 1981-1992.
Member League of Women Voters, National Association Counties (board directors), National Association Regional Councils (board directors), Iowa Women's Political Caucus.
Married Henry Cutler, June 10, 1963 (deceased). Children: Megan, Jennifer, Allison, Allan. Married L. Ronald Scheman, May 24,1992.