- In December 2000, joined the National Archives and Records Administration as the Senior Archivist for Affiliated and Regional Archives in the Office of Regional Records Services at College Park.
- Between 1993-2000 was the Senior Archivist of the National Park Service, where she worked with 384 parks, 7 regions, and five archeological centers, HABS/HAER, and the National Register.
- Between 1984-1993 was the Project Director for a Descriptive Project to survey, describe, and publish guides to the Smithsonian's 3,000 photograph collections, and 1 million architectural drawings in 16 museums.
- Prior to decade at the Smithsonian, was Library Director at Cranbrook Educational Community, Corporate Archivist for Corning Glass Works, Archivist for WDET Television, etc.
- Current Chair of the SAA Preservation Section and a member of the SAA Standards Committee.
- Author of :
- the award winning four volume Guide to the Photographic Collections of the Smithsonian
- 30+ technical leaflets,
- 6 chapters of the Museum Handbook,
- many articles
- Currently writing the new edition of the SAA Manual Administration of Photographic Collections with co-author MaryLynn Ritzenthaler
- Creator of 10 conferences in conjunction with the Northeast Document Conservation Center and the Getty, including:
- School for Scanning,
- The Information Ecosystem,
- Rethinking Cultural Publications,
- Management of Field Records (for Anthropologists, Archeologists, and Tribes),
- Management of Architectural Records (for Historic Preservation specialists and architects), and
- Managing Legacy Information: Archives and Records Management for the Millennium.
- MA in Art History and Museology; MS in Archives and Library Science from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Certified Archivist since 1984.