Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Ball State University, 1969; Master of Library Science, Ball State University, 1981.
Assistant editor Trap & Field Magazine, Indianapolis, 1970-1971. Legal secretary Yarling, Winter, Tunnell, Robinson & Lamb, 1971-1973. Office manager Office of Jay County Prosecutor, Portland, Indiana, 1974-1980.
Library director Jay County Public Library., since 1981. President East Indiana Area Library Service Authority, 1984-1986, Indiana Library Federation Endowment, Indianapolis, 1994-1997.
Director United Way of Jay County, 1977-1985, treasurer, co-chair prom parents Jay County High School, 1987, 92, member task force Portland Strategic Plan, 1982-1991, 1998-1999, Jay County Development Corporation Board Directors, 1999-2011, Community Learning Center Task Force, since 1999-2003. Member American Library Association, Indiana Library. Federation, Cincinnatus League (president, vice president, founder since 1987), Kappa Kappa Kappa (treasurer since 1981), The Portland Foundation, 3003-2012 (president, vice president, secretary-treasurer).
Outstanding Librarian Award, Indiana Library Federation, 1998; Lifetime of Service Award, Jay County Chamber of Commerce, 2012.
Married Robert Allen Clamme, June 27, 1969. Children: Lisa Rene, Anne Kathryn, Robert David.