Bachelor, Augusta State University, Georgia, 1998. Master of Library and Information Science, University South Carolina, Columbia, 2003.
Department family and children services, Georgia, 1984—1997. Teacher Martinez Elementary School, 1999—2005. Media specialist Riverside Elementary, Evans, since 2010.
Active Wesley United Methodist Church, Evans, 2002—2010.
Married Russell Lee Britton, November 30, 1991. Children: Adam Bates, Anna Claire.