Bachelor, Chapman College, 1967. Doctor, University Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1983.
Project manager, The Nowland Organisation, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1969-1970; translator, Dun & Bradstreet, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1971-1973; assistant manager, P-E Consulting Group, Staines, Middlesex., England, 1973; associate planner, City of Costa Mesa, California, 1978-1986; director planning, City of Poway, California, since 1986. Adjunct Professor San Diego State University, since 1992.
Member American Institute Certified Planners (certified), American Planning Association (San Diego section chair various committees, San Diego section Contribution to Women in Planning award 1991, California chapter president, vice president administration).
Married Cornelis Daniel Touw, May 17, 1968 (divorced August 1987). 1 child, Thomas; married Imre Ernest Quastler, August 24, 1988.