Academic: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Clark University. Masters of Public Administration from L.P. Cookingham School of Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City, with a concentration in Quantitative Analysis.
Career Highlights: Deputy City Manager since January 1993. Appointed Budget Manager in May, 1985. Also served as Administrative Assistant in the City Manager's Office. Prior to joining the City of Grand Prairie, she served as Senior Health Planning Associate for Harris Methodist Health Systems in 1981-1983. 1999 Board of Directors for the DFW Medical Center Foundation; Leadership Texas Class of 1999; Able Toastmaster, Toastmaster Club, 1993-present; Girl Scout Leaders, 1994-present; Member of North Texas City Management Association, Texas City Management Association and International City Management Association.