Bachelor in Anthropology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1968.
Director publications, The Bishop's School, La Jolla, California, 1973-1978; editorial coordinator, American Journal Orthodontics, La Jolla, 1978-1984; writer, consultant, owner, Creative Communications, La Jolla, since 1984; creative director, Creative Collaborative, San Diego, since 1991; orthodontic management consultant, private practice, since 1993.
Member literature committee Old Globe Theatre. Member San Diego Writers and Editors Guild, National League American Pen Women (publicist La Jolla chapter 1988-1989, vice president 1989-1990), National Carousel Association (archivist since 1986), LEAD San Diego Inc., Toastmasters (vice president La Jolla 1990, president 1991, Toastmaster of Year 1991), Laughmasters (vice president membership 1991).
Married Michael B. Wilkes, June 29, 1968.