Born September 7, 1932 in Bridgewater, Iowa. Graduate of University of Northern Iowa, B.A. in Elementary Education. President of Cedar Falls School Board, 1975-83. State President, Iowa Talented and Gifted, 1975-77. Director, Iowa Association of School Boards 1983-84. Director, Iowa Housing Finance Authority, 1981-84. Director, Midway Bank & Trust. Director, Iowa National Bankshares; Education Commission of the States, 1987; Iowa College Aid Commission, 1987. Member: AAUW, PEO, LWV, Cedar Arts Forum, Black Hawk County Family and Childrens Council, Cedar Arts Forum, Waterloo Community Playhouse Advisory Board and United Church of Christ. Husband, Burt; three daughters. First term.