Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University North Carolina, 1966. Master of Arts, Master of Education in Counseling Psychology, Columbia University, 1974.
Director development, Seniors Inc., Denver, 1984-1987; executive director, Aurora (Colorado) Education Foundation, 1987-1988; director development, Morris Area Girl Scour Council, Randolph, New Jersey, 1988-1990; director development, Morristown (New Jersey) Neighborhood House, 1990-1991; assistant vice president university advancement, New Jersey Institute Technology, Newark, 1991-1995; director development, Summit Speech School, New Providence, New Jersey, since 1995. Trustee Chatham (New Jersey) Education Foundation, since 1992.
Member advisory board Junior League, Summit, New Jersey. Member National Society Fund Raisers (trustee since 1996, Outstanding Fund Raising Professional award in New Jersey 2000).
Married Barry C. Westerland, January 13, 1973. Children: Craig, Kirsten.