HOMETOWN: Napoleon, Ohio
HIGH SCHOOL: Napoleon (Ohio) High, 1960.
COLLEGE: Bowling Green State University, 1964 - Received bachelor's degree in physical education, health and biology. California State-Los Angeles, 1965-67 - completed fifth-year work for California teaching credentials. University of Washington, 1976-78 - Earned Master's in sports administration.
COACHING EXPERIENCE: 1964-67 - Teacher for the Los Angeles public schools. 1967-69 - Teacher for the Shoreline (Wash.) public schools. 1969-73 - Coached in CYO and Seattle park department programs. 1973-82 - Active in Washington, Northwest and national officials' associations.
HONORS/ORGANIZATIONS: President of National Association of Collegiate Women's Athletic Administrators, 1992-93; NACWAA Board of Directors, 1987-94; NACWAA National Administrator of the Year, 1997; National Association of Girls and Women in Sports Pathfinder Award, 2001; W.S.U. Woman of Distinction, 2003.
NCAA: Committee on Women's Athletics, 2001-05; Chair, Women's Div. I Volleyball Committee, 1996-99 (member from 1993-99); Committee on Athletic Certification, 1993-99, Chair of the Peer Selection Subcommittee, 1993-99; President's Commission Liaison Committee, 1992-1996; Women's Committee on Committees, 1989-92; District 8 Post-Graduate Scholarship Committee, 1992-93.
PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE: Budget and Finance Committee, Selection Committee, Pac 10 Properties Management Board, Chair, SWAC TV Committee; Long Range Planning Committee; Compliance and Enforcement committee; Vice-President and Executive Committee member, 1988-89, and 1998-99; Chair, Administration and Financing of Conference Championships Committee; Chair, Women's Volleyball Officiating Committee; Chair, SWAC Revenue Sharing Committee; Ad Hoc TV Scheduling Committee; Interpretations Advisory Committee; Ad Hoc Committee on Student-Athlete Time Limitations; Chair, Women's Basketball Officiating Subcommittee; Chair, Championship Awards Subcommittee; Task Force on Black Coaches Association Issues; Ad Hoc Financial Aid Committee; Ad Hoc Committee on Governance of Women's Sports.
WSU APPOINTMENTS: 1979 - Assistant Women's Athletic Director; 1982 - Associate Athletic Director; 1988 - Senior Associate Athletic Director
WSU RESPONSIBILITIES: Currently oversees six sports and several support areas (including athletic medicine, physical development and event and facility operations); since 1985 has served as Senior Woman Administrator and on the Pacific-10 Conference's Senior Woman's Administrative Committee.
CHILDREN: Jennifer Lynne (6/1/70), Amy Cathryn (5/23/74)
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