First Home Economist with the Cooperative Extension Service in Alaska. Served there approximately 25 years. She was responsible for developing the program for homemakers through the Cooperative Extension Service in Alaska. Much of her early work was done on a one-to-one basis through home visits. However she developed the local leader teaching system which extends throughout both urban and rural Alaska. She is remembered for her teaching of survival and pioneering skills to homesteaders and later settlers in both settled and unsettled areas of Alaska.