Student, University Alabama. Associate of Arts in English and Court Reporting, Green River College, 1975. Graduate, California School Court Reporting, 1976.
Staff reporter Sarnoff Court Reporters, Santa Ana, California, 1976. President & owner Kennedy Court Reporters Inc., since 1977. Consultant California School Court Reporting, since 1985.
Seminar speaker, continuing education presentations. Guest speaker California Nudges Conference, 1986.
President Save Our Soil Inc., Carmichael, California, 1972. Member of National Association Women-Owned Business, Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce, Political Action Committee California Court Reporters Association (legislation representative, Orange County 1982-1984, political action committee), National Notary Association, Orange County Court Reporters Association (president 1978-1979), National Shorthand Reporters Association (legislation representative).
Married Patrick Champ Kennedy, August 11, 1979. Children: Lindsey Kristina, Matthew Garrett.