Board of Directors: Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, 2017-present, member of search committee for new Executive Director; Forecast Public Art 2013-16, chaired search committee for new Executive Director; Springboard for the Arts, formerly Resources and Counseling for the Arts, Secretary, 1995-98. Coaches Training Institute, CA. Certified Professional Co-active Coach, 2008-2010. Women Venture, Saint Paul, MN. Core Four Planning to Succeed business planning course. 2009 MFA, painting and drawing, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN, 1995. Human Resources Generalist Certificate, University of MN Employer Education Services, 1995. BA, arts administration, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN, 1988. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN. Two-day Workshop, Needle Felted Wool Landscapes with Jaana Mattson, 2018. Six-week Writing Your Stories Into The World class with Patricia Hoolihan, 2018; SIx-week Stepping Into Writing class at The Loft with Patricia Hoolihan, 2017; Ten-week watercolor class with Terry Geneson-Becker, 2001. Grand Marais Art Colony, MN. One-week pastel painting class with Arna Rennan , 2001. Two-week pastel painting courses with Joyce Lyon and Louis Safer, 1988. Dillman's Resort/True North Enterprises Art Program, Lac du Flambeau, WI. One-week plein-air pastel class with Robert Hoffman, 2000. MAX Workshop, by invitation and scholarship, one-week Expressing The Environment, with environmental poets John Caddy and Joe Paddock, at Wilder Forest, 1996. Split Rock Arts Program, Duluth, MN. One-week pastel drawing course with Joyce Lyon, 1986.