Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1997.
Speech-language pathologist National Health Care Corporation, Springfield, 1997—1998, Missouri Rehabilitation Center, Mount Vernon, since 1998.
Member of Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council (Jefferson City, Missouri) (past chair), American Speech Language Hearing Association (Mount Vernon) (coordinator, Professional Journal Club since 2005).
Married Rob D. Shelton, June 12, 1992. Children: Matilyn R., Erin N., Eden G.