Student, Lynchburg College, 1983. Bachelor in English and German, University Virginia, 1986. Master of Education, College William and Mary, 1988.
Graduate assistant Education School, College William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1987-1988. Correspondence writer Military Benefit Association, Vienna, since 1988.
Public relations director, journalist Northern Virginia Junior Catholic Youth Organization, Falls Church, Virginia, since 1988. Sunday school teacher St. Anthony's Church, Falls Church, since 1988. Member German Club, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Phi Alpha.
Married Joseph Michael, August 20, 1988.