Bachelor of Science in English, University Santa Clara, 1958. Master of Social Work, University Southern California, 1967.
With social services program department Los Angeles County, 1963-1972. Assistant director Health and Human Services Marin County, San Rafael, California, 1972-1979, county welfare director, 1979-1988. President Breen & Associates, Human Services Consultant, since 1988.
Vice president Marin Community Clinic, Fairfax, California, since 1985. Served with United States Air Force, 1959-1963. Member American Public Welfare Association (president 1987-1988).
Children: Katherine, Matthew.