Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Southern Illinois University, 1971. Postgraduate, Southern Illinois University, 1974. Certified pastoral studies, Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary, Orchard Lake, Michigan, 1979.
Master of Arts in Counseling, University Northern Iowa, 1985.
Assistant camp director, Little Grassy United Methodist Camp, Makanda, Illinois, 1971-1974; camp manager, director, Detroit Conference of United Methodist Church, 1974-1977; acting director recreation center, City of Pontiac, Michigan, 1978; interim pastor, Metropolitan Community Church, Detroit, 1979; pastor, Metropolitan Community Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, since 1985; pastor, Church New Hope Metropolitan Community, Waterloo, Iowa., 1980-1985. Member extension faculty Samaritan College, Los Angeles, since 1990.
Daughter of directors Cedar Valley Food Bank, Waterloo, 1983-1985. Founder, board directors Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Res ponse Knoxville, 1985. Member Bread for World, Knoxville, since 1985.
Member Knoxville Ministerial Association (secretary since 1990).