To teach as part of the BYU China Teachers Program in the English Majors Undergraduate Department at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an, China
Graduated from Utah State University 2015
emphasis in English/History, Graduated Cum Laude
Enrichment classes in Art and Writing, Brigham City Fine Arts/ BYU Various classes to enhance teaching.
High School June 1971 Potomac Senior High School, MD
National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist, National Honor Soc., Top 3%
Bank Teller / 1972-1974 Bank of Southern MD
Dealt with financial needs of public.
Insurance Rater 1974-1975 Continental Insurance Co. Worked with corporate insurance.
Federal Census Worker 1995-2011 Federal Census Bureau
Worked as intermittent worker collecting citizen’s data.
Branch Office Admin. 2000-2005 Edward Jones Financial Worked with clients on financial accts.
Grief Counselor 2005-2015 Myers Mortuary
Guided and instructed the bereaved in grief management.
Art/writing instructor 2004-2015 BC Fine Arts Center
Taught writing to adults/ art and writing to youth.
Contributing Writer/ Box Elder News Journal /Newspaper
Contributing Writer/ Compassionate Friends Int. Newsletter
Contributing Writer/ Simply Seniors/ Northern Utah periodical for seniors
Worked with 4H (a community youth organization administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the US Department of Agriculture) for twenty years teaching art, poetry, and providing service to the community.
Worked in Scouting as a den leader for ten years.
Worked in elementary schools as a volunteer for twelve years including PTA President and Reflections District Leader.
Worked as a Fundraiser, Grant Writer for Mantua, Utah
In 2011, named “Box Elder County Citizen of the Year.”