Party affiliation: Republican
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1983. Master of Arts in Psychology, Pepperdine University, 1986. Teaching credential, California State University, Northridge, 1990.
Basic pupil personnel services credential, California State University, Northridge, 1991.
Admissions supervisor Pride House, 1986-1987. Senior family therapist Phoenix House-Tuum Est, 1987-1988. Corporation therapist Reel EFX, Inc., Hollywood, California.
Lead clinician assessment team Managed Health Network, Los Angeles. School counselor Marlborough School.