Bachelor in Speech, University California, Berkeley, 1966. Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1968.
Personnel analyst Santa Clara County, San Jose, California, 1969-1970. Public affairs representative, staff writer Santa Clara County Transportation Agency, 1976-1979. Writer, English teacher, researcher self employed, since 1981.
Public Birthday Matches Custom Cards, since 1989.
Member, vice chair San Jose Public Library. Commission, 1988-1992. Member San Jose Library.
Yes on E Committee, 1994, San Jose Library. Master Plan Task Force, 1995-1997. Member joint library advisory committee San Jose and San Jose State University, 1997-1998.
Co-chair No on A Committee Campbell High School District, 1999. Elder Stone Church, San Jose, 1997-2000, 2003-2006, library, since 1991. Bond oversight committee Campbell High School District, 2000-2008.
Member Project Diversity Screening Committee, City of San Jose, 2004-2006. Member Presbyterian Women of Stone Church (life. Mission secretary since 1995), Friends of San Jose West Valley Library.
Married H. Douglas Williams, September 14, 1968. Children: Kate Lynn, Betsy Anne.