Bachelor of Science in English, Emporia State University, 1988. Master of Arts in English, Emporia State University, 1991.
Homemaker, 1971-1975, 79-86. Administrative specialist United States Army, 1975-1979. Graduate assistant Emporia (Kansas) State University, 1988-1991.
Administrative assistant The Farm, Inc., Emporia, Kansas, 1990-1991. Adjunct faculty Brevard Community College, Melbourne, Florida, 1991—2000, learning specialist Computer Assisted Instruction Laboratory, 1997—2000, assistant professor development communications Palm Bay, since 2000. Executive director Women's Wisdom, Palm Bay, 2001—2002.
Reading program coordinator Palm Bay Campus Prep, since 2004.
Co-director Clinic Defense Project, Melbourne, Florida, 1993-1998. Executive director Brevard County Voters' Alliance, Melbourne, 1995-1996. Coordinator Mainstream Voters' Alliance, Melbourne, 1996-1998.
Member National Organization of Women, National Audubon Society, Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation, Practical Women's Investment Club (presiding partner 2000-2005).
Married Charles Rogers Curran II, January 16, 1971 (divorced February 1978). 1 child, Jason Samuel Curran. Married Michael Sampere, August 3, 1991.
1 child, Katharine Rose.