Bachelor in Political Science, Emory University, 1967. Master of Science in Education, Butler University, 1976. Master of Arts in Personality, Theory & Religion, Butler University, Christian Theological Seminary, 1986.
Teacher social studies Franklin Central High School, Acton, Indiana, 1968. Cataloger, subsidiary library Carmel (Indiana) Clay Schools, 1975-1976. Supervisor resource center Graduate School Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1977-1978.
Library, counselor Clark Junior College Business, Indianapolis, 1978-1989. Private practice, 1989—1998. Marriage and family therapist Leap of Faith Counseling Ministry, 1998—2004.
Writer Freelance, Avon, since 2004. Clinical associate Mental Health America Greater Indianapolis Crisis & Suicide Intervention, 2007—2010. Clinical associate Marion County Crisis and Suicide Intervention, Indianapolis, 1980-1982.
Trainer crisis and suicide intervention Marion county Mental Health Association, Indianapolis, 1981-1983, member speakers bureau, 1993-1996. Professional advisor Rational Recovery Self-Help Network, 1991-1995.
Democratic party's nominee Hendricks County Council Member, 2002, Hendricks County Commissioner, 2004. Commentator local National Public Radio sta, Indianapolis, 1983—1987. Member American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (clinical), Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (clinical, secretary 1992-1995), National League American Pen Women, Toastmasters (chapter secretary 2001-2002), Interfaith Alliance Indianapolis (secretary 2001-2002, vice chair 2002-2004, chair 2004-2006), Concerned Clergy.
Married D. David Rogers, 1967. Children: Robert David Rogers, Michael Dalton Rogers. Married Kenneth Merck (deceased 1992).
Married Earl Hoppert, 1994.