Bachelor of science in nursing, California State University, Long Beach, 1975. MSN, Texas Woman's University, 1978.
Psychiatric nurse, teacher nursing and medical students, 1975-1987; residential real estate agent, Security Pacific Real Estate, Richmond, California, since 1988.
Captain Neighborhood Watch Program. Board directors American Cancer Society, West Contra Costa County. Member West Contra Costa Association Realtors (local government relations committee Political Action Committee trustee and vice chair 1993-1995, board directors, multiple listing service president, Outstanding Service award for local government relations 1992), Soroptimist, Million Dollar Club.
Married John A. Monagin, May 13, 1978 (divorced April 1988). Married Alan L. Blavins, September 1, 1990. 1 child, Maurissa Monagin.