Professional Work Experience

1962-1965 Teacher/counselor at elementary and secondary levels, Cheney School District, Cheney, WA.
1965-1967 Research Assistant, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
1967-1968 Teacher at elementary level, West Valley School District, Spokane, WA.
1968-Present Instructor in Biology Department, Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA.
Fall, 1976 Instructor in Biology, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA.
Summer, 2000-2001 Instructor in Education, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA.
1971-1995 Managed with my husband an 800 acre wheat farm.
1987-Present Courtesy Faculty Appointment, Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
1989-1991 Courtesy Faculty Appointment, Department of Biology,March, 01 Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA.

Photograph Credits

Edwards, R. and A. E. Mill. 1986. Termites in Buildings, Their Biology and Control. The Rentokil Library, W. Sussex, UK. 261 p. (Photograph p. 38).
E.H. and R. C. Whitman, 1992. Dunn Loring, VA. (Photograph p. 1.5.1).
Akre, R.D., G.S. Paulson and E.P. Catts, 1992. Insects Did It First. Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield, WA. 160 p. (Photographs p. 30 and p. 69).
Bug Business Bulletin, 1993. Carpenter Ant Control. Five photographs. Tim-Bor, U.S. Borax.
Robinson, W., 1996. Urban Entomology. Two figures on carpenter ant life cycles.
Hedges, S.A. 1998. Field Guide for the Management of Structure-Infesting ants. G.I.E., Inc., 304 pp. 7 photographs: pages 11, 31, 89, 91, plus 3 in the color photograph insect after p. 148.
Gold R.E. and S.C. Jones. 2000. Handbook of Household and Structural Insect Pests. Entomol. Soc. Amer., Lanham, MD. 154 pp. 2 photographs: page 109.
Misc. photographs in Pest Control and Pest Control Technology trade journals.
Suiter, D.R. 2003. Biology and Management of Carpenter Ants. Univ. Georgia Bulletin 1225. 8 p. 1 photograph

Videotape Credits

Carpenter Ant Control by Borates, 1988. (22 minutes).
Carpenter Ant Control by Borates, 1989. Update.
Carpenter Ant Control With Toxic Baits, 1990. (11 minutes).

Offices

President, Northwest Association for Environmental Studies, 1977-78.
Education Chairman, Washington Environmental Council, Spokane Chapter, 1975-77.
Member, Board of Directors, Center for Environmental Understanding, Spokane, 1977-1983.
Chairman, Advisory Committee for Pesticide Workshops, Spokane Falls Community College, 1972-Present.
Member, Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, Program Committee, 1982-1989.
Treasurer, Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, 1985.
Secretary, Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, 1986.
Vice President, Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, 1987.
President, Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, 1988.
Ex-officio Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, 1989.
President, Washington State Entomological Society, 1990.
Member, Board of Directors, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association, 1992-1994.

Reviewer and Contributor

Curtis, H. 1977. Invitation to Biology, 2nd Ed., Worth Publishers. 646 p.
Laboratory Manual to Accompany Invitation to Biology, Worth Publishers. 1982.
WSU Cooperative Extension: "Pest Management Study Manual for Pest Control Operators." Edited by A.L. Antonelli, T.L. Whitworth, and G.L. Thomasson, contributor and Reviewer, 1983-1985.
Carpenter Ant displays and photographs for Science Center, EWU, Riverfront Park, Spokane, Washington, 1984-1987.
Reviewed four books for children on Insects for American Entomologist, Spring, 1992. 38:47.
WSU Cooperative Extension: "Pest Management Study Manual for Pest Control Operators." Edited by A.L. Antonelli, T.L. Whitworth, and C.A. Ramsey, C.R.Foss and D.A.Suomi. Contributor and Reviewer. Revised, 1998.
Eastern Washington Regional Science Olympiad, February 1, 1992, Ferris High School, Divisions B and C. "Don't Bug Me."
Eastern Washington Regional Science Olympiad. February 6, 1993, Eastern Washington University, Divisions B and C. "Name that Organism".
Eastern Washington Regional Science Olympiad. March 20, 1999, Spokane Community College, Divisions B and C. “Don’t Bug Me.”
2000 Reviewer for 3 Articles - Economic Entomology, ESA.
2003 Reviewer for 1 Article - Economic Entomology, ESA.

Committees

1972-Present Advisory Committee for Pesticide Workshops, Spokane Falls Community College.
1977-1984 Staff Development Committee, Spokane Falls Community College.
1981-1984 Academic Affairs Committee, Spokane Falls Community College.
1982-1983 Arrangements Committee, Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America.
1982-1983 Student member, Washington State University Department of Entomology Search Committee to fill a faculty vacancy in teaching and research.
1982-1988 Program Committee for Fall Convention, Inland Empire Agricultural Chemical Association.
1983 Arrangements Chairman, Fall meeting, Washington State Entomological Society.
1989-1990 Education and Training Committee, Entomological Society of America. Subcommittee: Scholarship Awards. Subcommittee: NSTA participation.
1991 Screening Committee for new Biology Instructor, SFCC.
1992 Education and Training Committee, Entomological Society of America, Subcommittee: Scholarship Awards.
1991-1994 Tenure Review Committee for two instructors in Science, SFCC.
1994-1999 Chair, President's Prize Committee, Entomological Society of America.
1995-1996 Sabbatical Leave Committee, SFCC.
1996 Screening Committee for new Biology Instructor, SFCC.
1996-Present Education and Training Committee, Entomological Society of America, representative from Pacific Board.
1998 Screening Committee for Dean of Business, Computing, Mathematics & Science.
1998 National Conference on Urban Entomology, Student Scholarship Award Panel.
1999 Screening Committee for new Biology-Botany Instructor, SFCC.
1998-2001 Tenure Review Committee for two Chemistry Instructors, SFCC.
1999 Judging Panel – Stan Beck Fellowship – Entomological Society of America
2003 Screening Committee for new Biology Instructor, SFCC.
2003-2006 Tenure Review Committee for Biology instructor, SFCC
2004-2006 PDC Technical Committee, National Pest Management Association, Inc.

Volunteer

1971-1985 Girl Scout Leader, Co-Leader or Committee person.
1983-1984 Webolo Cub Scout Den Leader
Youth college SFCC, Insect Presentations for the Nature Studies Program directed by Jan Reynolds.
Miscellaneous
Presentations
Grade school classes, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, church classes, garden clubs, 4-H groups, college classes, and Master Gardener classes.