Bachelor in Government, Montana State University, 1970. Postgraduate, University Montana, Missoula, 1976.
Grant writer, State of Montana, Helena, 1971-1973; broker owner, Westmont Realty, Polson, Montana, since 1977; corporation secretary treasurer, Westmont Tractor Company, Polson, Missoula, since 1977; owner, Gallagher Investments, Polson, since 1976.
Delaware National Democratic Convention, Miami, Florida, 1972. President Young Democrats of Montana, 1970-1971.
Married Gary J. Gallagher, December 27, 1977.