I was born in Bangor, ME and grew up in the tiny town of Veazie.
Orono High School, Orono, ME. Class Valedictorian
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME. AB in German
Middlebury College German Language School, Middlebury VT. MA in German
Various courses at University of Maine, Orono; University of Vermont, and Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany.
English and German teacher, Spaulding High School, Barre, VT 1967-1972
Manager, Stateside Baggage Corp;, Frankfurt, Germany, 1972-1974
Dozent, Volkshochschule Mörfelden-Walldorf, 1973-1976
Teacher and Administrator, Big Bend Community College, Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany, 1973-1976.
Administered sites in Italy, Greece and Turkey in 1976.
Curriculum Specialist for sites in Bavaria 1976-1977
English Teacher, Orono High School, Orono, ME 1978-1979.
English Teacher, Spaulding High School, Barre VT 1979-1989
Sales, Ormsby’s Computer Store, Barre VT 1989-1992
Sole Proprietor, ComputerMania, E. Calais, VT 1992-1994
Technology Coordinator, Barre Supervisory Union, 1994-2008
Barre City State Representative, April, 2014 - present
League of Vermont Writers 1987 – present. Membership Chair 2005 - present
Members Advantage Community Credit Union Board 1990 (?) – 2013
Barre City Democratic Committee 2003 – present. Chair 2004 – 2014
Washington County Democratic Committee 2005 – 2015. Secretary 2009 – 2010
Spaulding High School Board 2009 – 2015. Curriculum Committee Chair 2011 - 2015
Barre Supervisory Union Board 2010 – 2015
Aldrich Public Library Trustee and Treasurer 2009 – 2013
Barre Lions Club 2003 – present
Peoples Health and Wellness Clinic Board 2017 - present
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Stamp and coin collecting, Travel, Reading, Biking, Building databases