Associate of Arts in General Education, University Maryland, 1999. Bachelor in English summa cum laude, University Maryland, 2001. Postgraduate, University Oklahoma.
Customer service engineer Lockheed Martin, Quarry Heights, Panama, 1994—1996. Customer engineer Premier Office Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1997—1998. With JayCo Services, Mannheim, Germany, 1998.
Program assistant Ramstein, Germany, 2002. Retired, 2002; With United States Navy, 1988-1994.
Member of Modern Language Association, Vasculits Foundation, Associated Writing Programs, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Edward D. Tune, February 16, 1993.