Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Akron, 1979. MSN, West Texas State University, 1982.
Clinical and research specialist, Arkon City Hospital, 1975-1979;
public health nurse and family life educator, Summit County Health Department, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio., 1979-1980;
clinical instructor in critical care nursing, West Texas State University School Nursing, Canyon, 1980-1982;
assistant director nursing, Amarillo (Texas) Emergency Receiving Center, N.W. Texas Hospital, 1982;
director nursing, Amarillo (Texas) Emergency Receiving Center, N.W. Texas Hospital, 1982-1988;
clinical director critical care center, High Plains Baptist Hospital, Amarillo, 1988-1991;
assistant vice president, High Plains Baptist Hospital, Amarillo, 1991-1993;
senior vice president, High Plains Baptist Hospital, Amarillo, since 1993. Adjunct faculty N.W. Texas Hospital School Nursing, Amarillo, 1982-1985, West Texas State University School Nursing, Amarillo, since 1982, Texas Tech U. School Nursing Lubbock, 1987, Amarillo College School Nursing, 1990. Consultant Women's Center Fort Worth, 1986, Wake Medical Center, 1986, Bellevue Medical Center, 1985, Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital, 1985, Hendricks Medical Center, 1985.
Advising committee Paramedicine Technology Program, Amarillo College, since 1983, Suicide Prevention-Crisis Intervention Amarillo Mental Health/Mental Retardation, 1985-1989.
Board directors Panhandle Coalition for Child Abuse Prevention, since 1985, Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Center of Amarillo, since 1992. Chairperson Amarillo Women's Network Health Care Career Mentoring Program, 1986-1987, 87-88, member Amarillo Women's Forum. Loan executive officer United Way Campaign, 1987.
Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association (board directors dist II, council on nursing administration), Emergency Nurses Association, American Heart Association, American Organization Nurse Executives, American College Healthcare Executives, Sigma Theta Tau.
Married Randy Wayne, August 8, 1980. Children: Paul Robert, John Gerald, Mark Bennet.