Bachelor in Music, Baylor University, 1992. Master of Science in Educational Administration, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1995.
Special events coordinator Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, Texas, 1995—1998. Internet communications director and writer Office of the Governor of Texas, Austin, 1998—2001. Deputy director for internet news services The White House, Washington, 2001—2003.
Consultant, speaker, writer Alexandria, Virginia, 2003—2005, Vienna, since 2005.
Speaker Texas Book Festival, Austin, 2002—2002. Volunteer Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, 2000—2000. Worship group leader McLean Bible Church, Virginia, since 2001.
Fellow: Organization American Historians, White House History Association. Member: Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (correspondent), Nashville Speakers Bureau.
Married John Kim Cook, April 23, 1994.