Bachelor in Mass Communications, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1977. Postgraduate, City University of New York, Bernard Baruch, since 1984.
Radio newscaster Station WEBR, Buffalo, 1977. Researcher Juvenile Diversion, New York City, 1978. Immigration inspector United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1978-1983, immigration examiner, 1983-1985, deportation officer, 1985, manager New York citizenship, 1986, director legalization Brooklyn and Queens, New York, 1987-1988, special assistant to deputy commissioner Washington, since 1988.
Lecturer Nassau Academy Law, 1986-1987.
Member Blacks in Government (member regional executive council, recording secretary), Immigration Officers Association, National Association Female Executives, American Professional Women, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.