Bachelor, University New Mexico, 1972. Master of Library Science, Louisiana State University, 1979. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1982.
Associate attorney Cheek Law Firm, Oklahoma City, 1983. Instructor Oklahoma City University Law School, 1983—1984. Law library Kornfeld Franklin & Phillips, 1983—1985.
Judicial law clerk United States District Court, 1985—1987, United States Bankruptcy Court, 1987—1989. Exxon Valdez law clerk United States District Court, Anchorage, 1989—1992. Law library Monroe County, Key West, Florida, 1993—1995.
Administrative law judge Oklahoma Department Labor, 2004—2007. Volunteer Judge Advocate Office, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, 1999.
Volunteer American Red Cross, Elmendorf Air Force Base, 1998—1999. Election official Oklahoma County Election Commission, Oklahoma City, since 2002. Member of Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Mid Del Investment Club, Pi Beta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Sammy Steven Todd, November 27, 1971.