Diploma, St. Luke's Hospital School Nursing, Fargo, North Dakota, 1968. Bachelor of science in nursing, Mary College, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1978.
Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit St. Luke's Hospital, Fargo, in-service instructor Intensive Care Unit. Flight staff nurse Intensive Care Unit St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck, 1975—2004. With ask-a-nurse program Merit Care Medical Center, Fargo, since 2003.
Instructor American Council of Learned Societies, Trauma Nursing Core Course.
1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1975-1977. Member American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Emergency Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.
1 child, Kristen Nicole.