Associate of Arts, Edward Williams College, 1983. Bachelor in Communications, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1986.
Docket clerk, Mercer County Clerk' General’ s Office, Trenton, New Jersey, 1987-1993;
senior accountant clerk, State of New Jersey-Judiciary, Trenton, 1994-1996;
supervising accountant clerk, State of New Jersey-Judiciary, Trenton, since 1996. Resume writer Positive Connections, Trenton, since 1989. Trustee AFSME # 1967, Trenton, since 1995.
Member of advisory board Minority Concerns in Judicial Sys., Trenton, since 1996.
Member National Association of Female Executives.
Children: Miya A. Givens-Scott, Jordan A. Givens-Scott.