Background

Education and Training

  • Basic Indexing Tutorials, classes with Kari Kells of Index West
  • Applied Indexing Course, The Graduate School (USDA)
  • Proofreading Course, The Graduate School (USDA)
  • American Society for Indexing National Conference workshops
  • Peer review & workshops, Pacific Northwest Chapter of ASI
  • B.S. in Graphic Communications Engineering Technology, Arizona State University
  • 20 years experience in the printing and publishing field
Professional Affiliations

My areas of special interest include gardening, cooking, agriculture, horticulture, natural building, alternative energy, photography, graphic arts, health, and biographies.

Words of Wisdom

"A reference or teaching book is only as good as its index."

~ Julia Child

"The inclusion of an index is, of course, not enough in itself. It must be a good index."

~ The London Times
May 8, 1957