Betty has been with the University of Alaska system since 2000. She started as a student employee at University of Alaska, Fairbanks working in Financial Services. Within a year, she was hired on as a regular part-time employee. She increased her hours to full time upon graduating magna cum laude with an Associate of Applied Science certificate and degree in Applied Accounting. While at UAF she worked in both the Accounts Payable and the Budget and Cost Records areas.
In 2011, Betty moved to UAA to work for the School of Nursing as a fiscal technician. When not traveling to visit friends and family, Betty and her husband are enjoying the larger Anchorage community.