Degree in x-ray technical, Carnegie Institute, 1956. Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1971.
Clerk of courts County of Centre (Pennsylvania), Bellefonte, 1976-1982. Representative Pennsylvania General Assembly, Harrisburg, 1982-1996. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.
Member Democratic National Committee, since 1980, chair women's caucus, 1989-1991. Past president Pennsylvania Federation Democratic Women, Harrisburg. President National Federation Democratic Women, 1987-1989.
Member executive committee Democratic National Committee, 1987-1989. Candidate United States Congress, 5th District, 1995-1996. Representative National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, since 1997.
Representative to Yemen, 1997. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.
Member Democratic National Committee, 1980, chair women"s caucus, 1989-1991. Member Executive Committee Democratic National Committee, 1987-1989.
Married C. Guy Rudy, November 21, 1956. Children: Douglas G., Donita Rudy Koval, Dianna F. Degree in x-ray technical.