Associate in general studies, Garden City Community College, 1984. Bachelor, Fort Hays State University, 1988.
Art teacher Kenneth Henderson Middle School, Garden City, Kansas, 1988—1997, Garden City High School, Garden City, 1997—2005. Advisory board member Career Technology Program, Garden City, Kansas, 2002—2005.
Member of Southwest Arts and Humanities Council.
Married Scott R. Maxwell, June 11, 1988. Children: Mary M., Eric S.