Bachelor of Engineering, Northwestern University, 1955. Postgraduate, Eastern Michigan University, 1973.
Teacher, elementary counselor, Avondale School District, Auburn Heights, Michigan, 1969-1973; owner, manager, Swan Creek X-mas Tree Plantation, St. Charles, Michigan, 1978-1984; limited partner, Swan Creek X-mas Tree Plantation, St. Charles, since 1984; owner, manager, Wheels of Fountain Hills (Arizona) Transportation Svc., since 1988.
Founder, co-chairperson Concerned Arizona Voters, Phoenix, 1988-1990. Member governor board Fountain Hills Schools, clerk, 1988-1989. Member Concerned Women for American, Arizona, since 1988.
Board directors Arizona Coordinator Council Republican Women, since 1989. Member trunk and tusk committee Arizona State Republican party, Phoenix, 1990. Founder, counselor The Group, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1971-1972.
Crusade chairman American Cancer Society, 1975. Governor board Regional East Valley Institute of Technology, 1991-1993. State delegate Arizona Republican party, 1991.
Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Council Social Studies, Arizona School Boards Association (delegate), Arizona School Boards Association, International Arabian Horse Association, Arizona Arabian Horse Association, Northwestern Alumni Club of Phoenix, Alpha Phi (president Beta chapter 1955).
Married Bruce M. Puffer, May 7, 1955 (divorced). Children: Robert B., Michael D., Timothy D., James A.