Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Vassar College. Master of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
With Congressional Research Service. Program examiner for radioactive waste management programs and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office Management & Budget (Office of Management and Budget), Executive Office of the President, Washington, 1987. Policy & communications officer Nuclear Energy Agency Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (Organization of European Cooperation and Development), Paris.
Associate director resource management then associate director international nuclear cooperation Office of Nuclear Energy United States Department Energy, Washington, 2003—2004, director Office of Budget, 2007—2010, principal deputy administrator National Nuclear Security Administration, since 2010. Senior program examiner National Security Division Office Management & Budget (Office of Management and Budget), Executive Office of the President, 2004—2007. With Cogema, Inc.