One of top five finalists for first San Mateo County Poet Laureate

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Member

Artscan, The Arts Newspaper of the Napa Valley, Poetry Judge

California Community Colleges, Creative Writing Instructor

California Poets in the Schools, Master Poet Teacher, Office Administrator, Statewide Evaluator

Caminar San Mateo Regional Advisory Committee

City of Daly City History Art and Science Commission, Poetry Judge

Coordinator/Emcee, annual Soul-Making Keats Awards Reading (Koret Auditorium, SF Main Library)

Founder/Director, The Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition (open, international)

Host/Co-producer, Pen Women Presents: Creative People Talking About Creativity, San Francisco Access Television, Channel 29. (Series also airs in other public access channels in the greater San Francisco Bay Area)

National League of American Pen Women, Nob Hill, San Francisco Bay Area, Past President

National Writers Union, Member, Local #3

Northern California Book Reviewers, Fiction Committee Voting Member

Quicksilvering Experiential Creative Writing Workshops, Founder/Facilitator, Customized Weekend Intensives




(MA) Master of Arts

Speech Communication Studies

San Francisco State University

(BA) Bachelor of Arts

English/Creative Writing

San Francisco State University

California Community Colleges

Instructor Credential

State of California

Teaching Credential