Bachelor of Arts in English, Princeton University, 1990. Master of Music in Violin Performance, Eastman School Music, 1992.
Freelance violinist, freelance editor, Minot, North Dakota, since 1994. Lecturer of humanities Minot State University, since 1995. Concertmaster Bismarck (North Dakota)/Mandan Symphony, 1996-1999.
Administrative director Dakota Chamber Music, Minot, 1996—2005. Honors program director Minot State University, since 2005.
The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.
Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.
Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Jon Marc Rumney, December 23, 1992.