Bachelor in English, Mississippi State University, 1985. Master of Arts in Literature, Florida State University, 1996.
Various positions, State of Florida, Tallahassee, 1988-1992; assistant to homeless coordinator, Florida Department Education, Tallahassee, 1992-1994; entrepreneur, Tallahassee, 1995-1996; director operations, Active Images, Tallahassee, since 1996. Teaching intern Tallahassee Community College, 1994.
Secretary Big Bend Bird Club, Tallahassee, 1990-1992, United Methodist Women, Tallahassee, 1994. Member Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1992, Tallycomm, Tallahassee, since 1993. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Sigma Tau Delta.
Married Thomas Carl McCaskey, June 14, 1986.