Bachelor of Science in History and Political Science, University Maryland, 1991. Certified Irish studies, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland, 1992. Postgraduate in Irish studies, Catholic University America, 1993—1994.
Intern, public relations writer Irish National Caucus, Washington, 1992—1993. Instructor information technical Prince George's Community College, 2000—2004.
Tutor University Maryland English Institute, 1990—1991. Peer mentor African, Latin America, Native American Experience Prince George's Community College, 2000—2004. Member beautification committee Upper King St. Neighborhood Association, Alexandria, Virginia, 2003—2005.
Volunteer Alexandria Office on Women Sexual Assault Response & Awareness Hotline & Program, 2004. Appointed Virginia Board for People with Disabilities, since 2005. Intern Congressman Gerry Sikorski, 1989.
Staff assistant Subcommittee Post Office and Civil Service, United States Congress, 1990. Member campaign Troy City Council, Alexandria, Virginia, 2003. Officer of election, since 2007.
Rite to Catholic Initiation for Adults Sponsor St. Mark's Catholic Church, Hyattsville, Maryland, 1992—1993. Rite to Catholic Initiation Children coordinator and teacher Acension Catholic Church, Bowie, 2001—2003. Member Folk Group Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, College Park, 1994—1997.
Member public relations committee St. Mark's Catholic Church, Hyattsville, 1993—1994. President Fellowship Catholics United Socially, Spiritually in Service, Alexandria, Virginia, 2004. Chief election judge Prince George's County Board of Elections, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, 1994—1996.
Representative Classified Staff Organization Prince George's Community College, Largo, 1995—2004. English as Second Language and literacy tutor Literacy Council of Prince George's County, Landover, 1992—1997, Northern Virginia Literacy Council, Annandale, 2004—2005. Cheerleading coach St. Mark's Catholic School, Hyattsville, 1987—1989.
Member of International Society of Poets (Poet of Merit 1998, 2000-2004), Psi Beta.