Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Santa Ana College, 1980.
Member of Executive Committee National Foundation March of Dimes, Orange, California, 1966-1986, volunteer coordinator, 1974-1981, California volunteer advisor, 1983-1986. Vice chairman Housing Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee, Orange, 1975-1976. Member governing board Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, California, since 1981.
Member birth defects monitoring program task force California Department Health Superior vena cava syndrome, 1985-1988. Board directors Orange County Federation Republican Women, president, 1990-1991. Chair choosing the future committee, chair student services and programs Board governments for California Community College's, since 1990, vice president Board of Governors, since 1992.
Active California Arthritis Foundation Council, others Member Association Community College Trustees (policy committee, federal relations committee).
Married Richard N. Ralston, June 15, 1954. Children: Gary Allen, Sandra Lynn, Kathryn Fern, William Chester.