Bachelor, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1993. Master of Arts, Cardinal Stritch College, 1995. Master of Arts, Towson University, 1997.
Postgraduate, University Maryland.
Reporter Community Newspapers, Milwaukee, 1992-1995. Editor Asia Research Institute/Associated Press, 1993-1995. Assistant editor Metro Parent Magazine, 1995.
Reporter Patuxent Publication, Baltimore, 1995-1997. Copy editor Daily Record, Towson, 1997—2001. Assistant professor University Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, since 2001.
Adjunct professor Towson University, 1996—1998, Essex Community College, Goucher College, 2000—2001, University Maryland, Baltimore County, 1998, Anne Arundel Community College, 2000—2001. Freelance writer Chicago Tribune, Washington Business Journal, Baltimore Business Journal.
Tutor Milwaukee Literacy Coalition, 1992-1995.
Married Tom Voss, December 12, 2001.