Student, Franklin University, 1980.
Assistant exposition manager Ohio Exposition Center, Columbus, 1987-1993. Rules secretary, speaker Ohio House of Republican, 1993, executive assistant minority leader, 1994-1995. Assistant 23d district senator Ohio Senate, 1996-1997.
PAC administrator Limited, Inc., 1997-2001. Aide 54th House District, Ohio House of Representatives, 2001—2002. Legislation aide Ohio Senate, since 2002.
Married Joe Richard Staten, April 23, 1977. Children: Anastasia, Christopher, Joseph.