Bachelor, California State University, 1976. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979. Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1997.
Law clerk, The Times Mirror Company, Los Angeles, 1977-1978;associate, Cox, Castle & Nicholson, Los Angeles, 1979-1981;Corporate Counsel, vice president, secretary, Becket Investment Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1981-1985;Corporate Counsel, senior vice president, SoPac Real Estate Group, Pasadena, California, 1985-1994;Corporate Counsel, executive vice president, PacificUS Real Estate Group, Pasadena, 1994-1998;partner, Stott Monsma & Association Conflict Mgmt Training and System Design, 1993-1997. Receiver panel member Los Angeles Superior Court, 1992-1994. Member judicial arbitrationpanel, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, 1992-1994.
Volunteer settlement officer, Los Angeles County, 1992-1994. Volunteer judge pro-tem Pasadena Sml. Claims Court, 1992-1994.
Certified volunteer mediator The Mediator Center, Irvine, California, 1992, Christian Concilitation Svc., Hollywood, California, 1992. Trainer DisputeResolution Superior vena cava syndrome, Los Angeles, 1992. Certified conciliator Institute for Christian Conciliation, 1993.
Member Industry Dispute Resolution Task Force, 1994-1998.
Board member Westside Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, Santa Monica, California, 1983-1984. Pro bono advisor I Love La Cañada (California) Flintridge Committee, 1989-1991. Mem.bd. director Concerned Citizens of La Cañada Flintridge, 1987-1991, Hill an' Dale Family Learning Center, Santa Monica, 1984-1985, West Los Angeles Baptist School Parent-Teacher Club, West Los Angeles, California, 1984-1985, Center Leadership Development, 1996-1998.
Member stewardship board Mission Hills Church, 1995-1998. Board directors Peacemaker Ministries, 1996-1998. Member, board directors Conciliation Ministries of Colorado, since 1997.
Member Society Professionals Dispute Resolution. F C.
Married Thomas H. Tyrell Junior, January 11, 1970 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Trace; married Durham J. Monsma, August 12, 1979. Children: Ian, Mallory.