Bachelor of Science, Merrimack College, 1978.
Legislation intern Mass State Senate Judiciary Committee, 1977—1978. Superior court trial clerk Hampden County District Attorney' General’ s Office, Massachusetts, 1978—1980. Member Massachusetts State Senate, Boston, since 1981.
Director American Council Young Political Leaders, Washington, since 1982. Head hockey coach Holy Cross Athletic Association. Member John Boyce O'Reilly Club, Springfield, since 1981, Springfield Young Democrats, Massachusetts, 1982—1984, Hampden County Democrats, Springfield, since 1982.
Chairperson Western Massachusetts Muscular Dystrophy Association, Labor Day Fund Raising Telethon, 1981.
Member of Springfield Ward 2 Democratic Committee.