Associate of Applied Science in Liberal Arts, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, New York, 1977; Bachelor in English and Journalism, State University of New York, Albany, 1979.
Writer, editor New York State Department State, Office Fire Prevention & Control, Albany, 1981-1995. Owner, operator The Y's One Writing and Editing Service, Niskayuna, New York, since 1996.
Volunteer Cuomo for Governor, Albany, 1986, 90, 94, Victory '88 Dukakis for President, Albany, 1988.
Married Gene Garone, January 11, 1994.