Bachelor of Science, University Wyoming, 1978. Master of Business Administration, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1994. Associate in Management, 1990.
Claims adjuster, Crawford and Company Insurance Adjusters, Great Falls, Montana, 1978-1979; adjuster-in-charge, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1979-1980; field claim representative, State Farm Insurance, Sheridan, Wyoming, 1980; senior field claim representative, State Farm Insurance, Sheridan, Wyoming, 1981-1982; specialist arson, State Farm Insurance, Casper, Wyoming, 1982-1985; reinsp., trainer, State Farm Insurance, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1987; property claims manager, United Superior vena cava syndrome Automobile Association, Colorado Springs, 1987-1989; from claims trainer to property district manager, United Superior vena cava syndrome Automobile Association, San Antonio, 1989-1996; director insurance operations, United Superior vena cava syndrome Automobile Association, San Antonio, since 1997.
Board directors Wyoming Girl Scout Council, Green River, 1974, Crimestoppers Central Wyoming, Casper, 1982-1985, United Services Automobile Association Political Action Committee, 1996-2001, Blessed Sacrament Academy, 1998-2001. Chair publicity Sheridan County Representatives, 1980-1982, Junior League, 1998-1998. Mentor Brewer Elementary School.
Campaigner United Way Corporation, 1989, 91, 96-98. Docent San Antonio Zoo, 1990-1993. Member Texas Action Council on Theft, 1992.
Member executive committee Bexar County Republican. Member National Association of Female Executives, Western Insurance Information Service (Wyoming coordinator level III 1987), Business and Professional Women (chair young careerist committee 1985, state Outstanding Young Career Woman 1984), Veterans of Foreign Wars (auxiliary), Toastmasters (secretary district 26, 1988-1989, Toastmaster of Year Rocky Mountain Eagles 1989), Society Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (Alamo chapter secretary, vice president, president-elect), Kappa Delta Alumnae Association (editor 1988-1989). Clubs: Toastmasters (president Casper chapter 1984-1985, educational vice president Colorado Springs chapter 1987, Competent Toastmaster 1983, president Colorado Springs chapter 1988-1989, Distinguished Toastmaster 1989).
Married Bruce David DeMars, August 11, 1984 (deceased).